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How to make Cheese - my lesson on an alp

August 19th 2006
Cheese is big in Switzerland. And in order to get more intimate with this country, I spent a week working with Simon Schelbert, an Alp-cheese maker, on his cheesery at 1700m above the Muotothal valley. Here is how he lives summer long... Firstly, you need to make sure that you are in a beautiful place in the back of nowhere, well out of easy contact with other humans. Then, get up really early ... read more
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Swiss Flag The Swiss Confederation was founded in 1291 as a defensive alliance among three cantons. In succeeding years, other localities joined the original three. The Swiss Confederation secured its independence from the Holy Roman Empire in 1499. Switzerland... ... read more
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