In which we discover that a cautionary tale can be sometimes ineffective, that lots of cheese actually can be too much of a good thing and that you should never follow fairies anywhere.
The Belly of Paris by Emile Zola is an astonishing book. The food descriptions are truly wonderful if not always flattering. Here are three quotes from the section now colloquially known as 'the orchestra of cheeses. At the end of this I promise you will be either hungry, in search of some excellent orchestral music or both:
Welcome to Tuesday CheeseDay, a new cheese blog! I've finally decided to indulge my love for cheese in the form of even more prose. The purpose of this blog is to explore cheese through facts, folklore, recipes, art and literature. I will also be sharing cheese news and events that I find appealing.