Monthly Archives: April 2015

Two Jews, Five Cream Cheeses

“Two Jews, three opinions” This quip holds true across the board: “two Jews, five cream cheeses”; “two Jews, seven languages”; “two Jews, 15 degrees of separation from a long lost common relative in Bielsk.” Multiples and melanges of language, food, … Continue reading

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Little Miss Muffet

Sat on her tuffet, eating her curds and whey. What she was eating was a loosely curded farmer’s cheese or “cottage” cheese, named as such since most often produced in the home by housewives in a cottage. The cheese came … Continue reading

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