WONDER #322: Why Are Some Cheeses Stinky?

Question 1 of 3

When making cheese, milk is curdled until it separates into curds and what?

  1. whey
  2. brine
  3. oxygen
  4. butter

Question 2 of 3

What substance in the starter culture helps determine a cheeseā€™s taste, texture, and smell?

  1. whey
  2. salt
  3. curds
  4. bacteria

Question 3 of 3

Which famous stinky cheese is made from a starter culture that features the same bacteria responsible for human body odor?

  1. Brie
  2. Camembert
  3. Limburger
  4. Cheddar

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