Burt Wolf: What We Eat

Milk's Leap Toward Immortality: The Story of Chees

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The first cows in the Western Hemisphere were brought to the Caribbean by Columbus and were soon producing milk which the colonists turned into cheese. This program traces the history of cheese with a close look at what has happened in California - the largest dairying state in the United States. We'll find out how cheese is made, visit a few women who make some of the finest cheeses in the world and find out how cheese is used in cooking.



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