The 1849 kilometer coastline fascinates those who see it with its white sands and crystal clear waters. Sardinia islandit is also home to one of the most diverse cheeses in the world.
Casu marzu, one of the region’s indispensable residents, is formed when cheese flies lay their eggs on salty Italian pecorino cheese.
The worms that hatch in the cheese digest the proteins in the cheese, making it softer and creamier.
WOLVES EAT TOO
It seems reasonable to consume cheese this way, where the worms are visible and splash up to 6 inches high when disturbed.
Those who taste the casu marzu say that its flavor reminds them of the pastures and springs of the Mediterranean, leaving a flavor that lasts for hours.
Aphrodisiac Although the sale of cheese was banned, which is believed to have an effect, the inhabitants of the region continue to consume it as it has been for centuries.
There is a $ 60,000 fine.
Casu marzu has been considered illegal by the Italian government since 1962 for containing parasites.
Despite fines of up to $ 60,000 (approximately 430,000 lire), Sardinians laugh when they are reminded of the ban.
RESULT OF THE EU INVESTIGATION
European UnionIn research that began in recent years, he discussed concepts related to insects that are grown for consumption.
As a result of the studies, it was claimed that the consumption of insects can alleviate the emission of carbon dioxide and the climate crisis caused by animal husbandry.
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