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home cheesemaking

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Ricki Carroll

The Oxford Companion to Cheese

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Society and culture, Cookery, Food, and Drink
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1,075 words

...industrially manufactured foods, learned to make cheese for domestic consumption not from their grandmothers, but from books and fellow travelers. At that time in the United States, only a few how-to books were in circulation, including Making Your Own Cheese and Yogurt by Max Alth and Kitchen Cheesemaking by Lue Dean Flake. Although both books provided a measure of practical information, aspiring home cheesemakers were challenged by limited access to ingredients and equipment. At the same time, technical knowledge was almost unheard of for home...

Iceland

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The Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Society and culture
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12,973 words
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...arrived from Norway in 874 C.E. accompanied by a number of Scots and Irish. The Icelandic people are therefore mainly Scandinavian, genetically very homogeneous because of their longstanding geographic isolation. In 930 , the Vikings established their legislative assembly, the Althing at Thingvellir, the world's oldest parliament. Christianity arrived in Iceland around the year 1000 . In the year 1262 , Iceland came under Norwegian rule. In 1380 , it came under the rule of Denmark when the Danes gained control of all of Scandinavia. In 1918 , Iceland...

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