Casu Marzu – Maggot Fromage anyone?

Leaping lizard…or rather maggots. This is pretty gross: Derived from Percorino, Casu marzu goes beyond typical fermentation fermentation to a stage most would consider decomposition, brought about by the digestive action of the larvae of the cheese fly. These larvae are deliberately introduced to the cheese, promoting an advanced level of fermentation and breaking down of the cheese’s fats. The texture of the cheese […]

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