James A. Duncan jduncan at
Thu Apr 6 17:06:33 BST 2006

On 6 Apr 2006, at 16:22, Joel Bernstein wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 06, 2006 at 04:18:06PM +0100, Dirk Koopman wrote:
>> I dunno what Gouda curls are, but you can get various types of  
>> Gouda via
>> mail order from:
> "curds" are the solid matter in milk. the fats and proteins left after
> you separate milk and then discard the whey.
> I think in these terms it means the unpressed young cheese, which is
> compacted to form a solid cheese. I would guess the texture as being
> similar to Stilton but obviously without the mouldiness.
> Anybody care to correct/confirm?

They are actually more rubbery.  To hold it in your hand they feel  
quite rubbery.  But you can separate them in the same way you can  
separate those processed cheese string things.  My only complaint  
about Cheese Curd is that it squeaks against your teeth as you bite  
through it.

odd stuff really.


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