Thursday, September 16, 2021

Trivia: Cheeses and Countries

Are you a cheese enthusiast? How much do you know about cheeses? Here is a trivia quiz that you can test yourself:

List of cheeses by place of origin.

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Ayibe a cheese from which country?

Kitfo with Ayibe Milo.G / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)
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Ayibe is a cottage cheese that is mild and crumbly. It is much closer in texture to crumbled feta. Although not quite pressed, the whey has been drained and squeezed out. It is often served as a side dish to soften the effect of very spicy food. It has little to no distinct taste of its own. However, when served separately, ayibe is often mixed with a variety of mild or hot spices typical of Gurage cuisine.

Wagasi or Wagashi a cheese from which country?

Wagasi or Wagashi Noahalorwu / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)
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Wagashi is a type of Beninese cheese made from cow's milk. It is a speciality of Northern Benin[1][2] in Africa and is commonly made by the Fulani people. It is sold in abundance in Parakou, a city in Central Benin. It is also found in other West African countries, particularly in the Savanna zone on the latitude of Parakou.

Caravane a cheese from which country?

Caravan
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Caravane is the brand name of a camel milk cheese produced in Mauritania by Tiviski, a company founded by Nancy Abeiderrhamane in 1987. The milk used to make the cheese is collected from the local animals of a thousand nomadic herdsmen, is very difficult to produce, and yields a product that is low in lactose. As Mauritanians do not generally eat cheese, and the European Commission has not yet fully implemented policies designed for dromedary milk products, Caravane is difficult to find in Europe. Its availability is largely limited to Nouakchott shops and restaurants, and as an export to neighboring Senegal. It can now be purchased in select stores in New York.

Rubing a cheese from which country?

Rubing Goats Cheese Pratyeka / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)
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Rubing is a firm, acid-set, non-melting, fresh goat milk farmer cheese made in the Yunnan Province of China by people of the Bai and Sani minorities. Its Bai name is youdbap, meaning "goat's milk". Rubing is made by mixing heated goat's milk and a souring agent, traditionally a mixture called năiténg (奶藤; lit. 'milk cane') made from a cultivated vine.

Bandel a cheese from which country?

Bandel Cheese Rangan Datta Wiki / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)
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Bandel Cheese is an Asian cheese that originated in the erstwhile Portuguese colony Bandel in eastern India. Bandel Cheese (Smoked) Today, the production is concentrated in the towns of Tarakeswar and Bishnupur, Bankura, near Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Chhurpi

Chhurpi Arijit Dasgupta / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)
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Chhurpi or durkha is a traditional cheese consumed in the Himalayan regions of Nepal, Sikkim, Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Bhutan, and Tibet. The two varieties of chhurpi are a soft variety (consumed usually as a side dish with rice) and a hard variety (chewed like a betel nut). It is known to be native to Tibetan cultural areas, spreading to Nepal and India.

Kesong puti a cheese from which country?

Kesong puti Shubert Ciencia from Nueva Ecija, Philippines / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)
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Kesong puti is a Filipino soft, unaged, white cheese made from unskimmed carabao milk and salt curdled with vinegar, citrus juices, or sometimes rennet. It can also be made with goat or cow milk. It has a mild salty and tart flavor. When an acidifying agent is used, it resembles queso blanco or paneer. When rennet is used, it resembles buffalo mozzarella. Moisture content can also vary, ranging from almost gelatinous to pressed and firm. It can be eaten as is, paired with bread (usually pandesal), or used in various dishes in Filipino cuisine. It is usually sold wrapped in banana leaves.

Sura Kees a cheese from which country?

Sura-Kees C.m.b / CC BY-SA (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)
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Sura Kees (Alemannic: "sour cheese"), also known as Vorarlberger Sauerkäse or Montafoner Sauerkäse is a low-fat sour milk cheese originally from the Montafon valley in Vorarlberg (Austria). It is traditionally made from skim milk and is a by-product of butter production. Sura Kees resembles the Tyrolean Grey Cheese. The registration of the PDO states that its production has been a significant element of Vorarlberg's peasant gastronomy for centuries. Sura Kees is usually served with vinegar, oil and onions, pure on black bread or eaten to potatoes

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