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Canada cheese-smuggling ring busted
09-29-2012, 09:08 PM #31
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(09-29-2012, 09:06 PM)JayRodney Wrote:  İmage

Kinda ties it all together. chuckle.gif


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09-30-2012, 04:06 PM #32
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A little French/Canadian history for y'all:

We can quite confidently date the start of cheesemaking in Canada from the first introduction of cattle by Samuel de Champlain at Québec in either 1608 or 1610. As more settlers arrived, the number of cattle increased. In fact, our Canadienne breed is thought to be descended from cattle brought by settlers from Normandy and Brittany in 1660.

By that time, cheesemaking was already established. French settlers made ripened cheeses according to recipes they had brought with them. In 1630, records suggest, Acadians supplied cheese for the returning French fleet.

http://www.dairygoodness.ca/cheese/the-h...-in-canada

As for the cheese smuggling, it can be big business. A pizza store owner in Niagara Falls Canada was interviewed on the radio and he said that he was approached by the smugglers and was asked if he wanted to buy their cheese at half price. He said "first I must try it", so he did and as he found it to be inferior he declined to buy it. He also said that he spends $100,000 a year on cheese for his pizzas and it would have saved him $50,000. Big bucks for a smaller sized business.

Look how far we have come with cheese...

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09-30-2012, 04:17 PM #33
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(09-30-2012, 04:06 PM)UniqueStranger Wrote:  İmage


What is it? damned.gif
09-30-2012, 04:20 PM #34
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(09-30-2012, 04:17 PM)Octo Wrote:  
(09-30-2012, 04:06 PM)UniqueStranger Wrote:  İmage


What is it? damned.gif


French fries covered with cheese and smothered with gravy, also known as Poutine.
09-30-2012, 04:24 PM #35
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Crazy Canadians chuckle.gif Pickled herring is so much more sophisticated. hiding.gif


09-30-2012, 04:40 PM #36
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Jellied eels are high on my list.

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09-30-2012, 04:49 PM #37
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My daughter has just discoved eel sushi and is addicted. damned.gif
09-30-2012, 04:59 PM #38
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I love smoked eel! yay.gif
09-30-2012, 05:22 PM #39
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Eel tastes like fish...what's the big deal? 13.gif
09-30-2012, 05:25 PM #40
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blink.gif never tried it. 13.gif
09-30-2012, 05:36 PM #41
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Cokneys of London would have you believe that it has aphrodisiac properties.

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09-30-2012, 05:48 PM #42
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Here's an interesting recipe, which I would probably enjoy because the fishy taste would be subdued somethat, I'm guessing.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/smoked...mche_88319
09-30-2012, 05:56 PM #43
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A 15th century play, a French farse; eel pie and cheese tart.

http://www.sca.org.au/bardic/vocal/plays...e_tart.htm
09-30-2012, 06:19 PM #44
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(09-30-2012, 05:48 PM)UniqueStranger Wrote:  Here's an interesting recipe, which I would probably enjoy because the fishy taste would be subdued somethat, I'm guessing.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/smoked...mche_88319


Ooo, that sounds delicious! hyper.gif
10-01-2012, 03:59 PM #45
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(09-30-2012, 04:40 PM)NODOOM Wrote:  Jellied eels are high on my list.

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damned.gif people eat that?

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