Latest Roquefort Stories

2012-02-21 08:00:00

The Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com publishes reviews of specific subjects of all areas of natural science. The latest review covers the Roquefort which is one of the world's best-known blue cheeses made of sheep milk, Australopithecus which is an extinct genus of humans that evolved in eastern Africa around four million years ago before spreading throughout the continent and becoming extinct two million years ago, and Paleontology which is the study of prehistoric life that includes the...

2011-03-17 14:00:00

NEW YORK, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Foodies at this year's 10th Annual South Beach Food & Wine festival discovered new ways to entertain - just in time for summer. Among the fresh recipe and entertaining suggestions, festival goers were introduced to an assortment of delicious cheeses from President®, Galbani®, Societe ® Roquefort and other specialty import brands that are perfect on their own or when paired with classic...

2009-03-13 11:13:51

The stage is set and the first volley has been fired in a U.S.-European trade war, which began with a complaint over U.S. beef. The European Union has banned U.S. beef imports, claiming the meat contains hormones that are a health risk. In retaliation, the United States has added tariffs to 45 European food products, in line with a World Trade Organization ruling in October that permitted the United States to do so, the Chicago Tribune reported Friday. As a consequence, the price U.S....

2004-11-27 10:00:00

LONDON - A soft, pungent cheese from northern France has topped a British researcher's study of the world's whiffiest cheeses. Academics at Cranfield University north of London said Friday that Vieux Boulogne, a Normandy cheese made from cows' milk, was the smelliest of 15 cheeses tested. Two other Normandy cheeses, Pont l'Eveque and Camembert, came in second and third. Scientists at the university used human sniffers and a computer-linked "electronic nose" to rank the cheeses by...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'