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How Maggot Fermented Sheep Cheese Is Made

A mephitic episode of the Great Big Story series Flavors probes into how the “most dangerous cheese in the world” is made. This rare Sardinian cheese, called “casu marzu” (literally: rotten cheese), starts with a sheep’s milk pecorino base which is fermented with larvae from the aptly named cheese fly. The larvae then hatch into maggots that ingest the fat from the cheese, […]

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