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Cheese Dishes From Around the World

It’s no secret that pretty much the whole world loves cheese, but how each region shows that love is just a little different. Check out these (equally delicious) cheesy dishes from around the world, curated by The Daily Meal. From Greek Saganaki to Mexican Queso Fundido, cheese love truly does come in all shapes, sizes, and flavors.

There’s a lot that goes into creating specific kinds of cheese, and some are deceptively complex — for example, it usually takes about 10 liters of milk to make just one kilogram of hard cheese. And, more generally, it takes around 10 pounds of milk to make just one pound of cheese. Still, cheese is so popular across the world that there are more than 2,000 different varieties available, and more cheese is produced annually worldwide than coffee beans, tea leaves, cocoa beans, and tobacco combined.

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Rebecca Haley-Park

Rebecca Haley-Park is culture's former editor and resident stinky cheese cheerleader. A native New Englander, she holds a BFA in creative writing from University of Maine at Farmington.