Callu de Cabrettu: the oldest style of cheese?

Here we are: We are in Sardinia, Italy, a region which could be home to the oldest style of cheese. According to locals, this is almost the forbearer of all cheeses and an authentic example of “paleogastronomy”. Callu de cabrettu is probably one of the oldest forms of cheese and is made by taking the stomach of a baby goat kid with all its contents of mother’s milk, tying it closed, and hanging it to age until it naturally becomes cheese from the acids and rennet present in the stomach.…

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