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Sorry, You Can Only Eat Cheese If You Can Pass This Tricky Quiz

How ~gouda~ is your cheese knowledge?

  1. Which cheese is suitable for vegetarians?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Provolone is suitable for vegetarians!

    Parmesan, Gorgonzola and Manchego all contain rennet (an animal enzyme). If you want a vegetarian cheese, check that it contains vegetable rennet.

  2. What is the fungus in blue cheese called?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Penicillium roqueforti and Penicillium glaucum.

    These blue moulds give the cheese its tang.

  3. What is the difference between Pecorino and Parmesan?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Parmesan is made with cow milk, and Pecorino is made with sheep's milk.

    Pecorino is also saltier.

  4. How many litres of milk does it take to make one kilogram of Cheddar?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It takes 10L according to the British Cheese Board.

  5. What's the name of this cheese?

    President Cheese
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's a yummy Swiss cheese!

  6. What popular Canadian dish uses cheese curds?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's Poutine!

  7. Which of these cheeses would you use in a fondue?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Gruyère all the way.

  8. What's the difference between Camembert and Brie?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Brie has cream added in!

CORRECTION

Penicillium roqueforti is a fungus. An earlier version of this post called it a bacteria.