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Le fromage 🧀

Say cheese! -

Salut à tou.te.s,

What is there to say about cheese, other than the fact that it is delicious and that it makes you smile on pictures? Well, a lot obviously. Where does it come from? What is a good cheese? To that question, the medieval book "Le Ménagier de Paris" answers: "Neither Argos, nor Helena, nor Maria Magdalena, but Lazarus and Martin, with the heaviness of a pontiff". Let's figure out together what that means! (Subtitles are available in French and English by clicking on the CC button on the YouTube control bar).

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