Cheese Slices

8 episodes

  • India - Indian Paneer and the Chenna Sweets of West Bengal

    Episode 1

    Will travels to the bustling old city of Kolkata during the Holi festival to learn about the origins of India’s most popular cheese – Paneer …

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  • Israel - Israeli Artisan cheese

    Episode 2

    Will visits the old city of Jerusalem before driving to the Judah hills where he is introduced to Shey Saltzer the godfather of the new artisan cheese movement…

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  • Bhutan - Yak's Cheese and Butter

    Episode 3

    In Bhutan butter is important for both cooking and ceremonial purposes. Will visits a small farm to see how the locals churn butter by hand and samples the local cuisine before being invited to visit one of the oldest monasteries…

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  • Turkey - The Traditional Cheeses of Turkey

    Episode 4

    Will visits the ancient spice markets of Istanbul before driving to Cannakale to learn about this country’s most popular marinated cheese Ezine Peynir, and a hard cheese called Mihalic…

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  • France - The Last of the Trappist Monks Cheese

    Episode 5

    Will travels to the abbey of Mont des Cats in Normandy, Citeaux in Burgundy, and Tamie in Savoie to discover how the last examples of Trappist monk’s cheese are being made…

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  • Italy - Rare Mountain Cheeses of the North East

    Episode 6

    Will travels to the foothills of the alps to meet the oldest cheese maker in Italy. He is shown how Asiago d’allevo was once made over a wooden fire…

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  • Spain - The Catalonian Revolution

    Episode 7

    Will visits the beautiful city of Barcelona to meet author Enric Canut before travelling to the hills to learn about the revival of traditional Mato and Tupi cheese and a relative newcomer named Garrotxa…

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  • France - The Making of Cultured Butter

    Episode 8

    Will travels to Normandy, and the Charentes-Poitou to visit the two oldest cooperative dairies still making butter the traditional way

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