Why is cheese so stinky?

Cosmos Magazine


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This week we’re diving into the deliciously gross world of cheese.

How old is the oldest cheese?

Why does it smell so bad?

And why are most of your favourite cheeses probably actually your favourite moulds?

Explainer: Cheese

On this episode of Huh? Science Explained, Jacinta Bowler slices through everyone’s favourite yellow toastie topping.

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