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Re: a cheese question
Posted By: Faux Pas, on host
Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2001, at 13:15:41
In Reply To: a cheese question posted by Howard on Tuesday, October 9, 2001, at 13:10:15:

> Recently, my daughter brought me some cheese from
> Amsterdam. I couldn't read a word on the label, but I think "licht belegen" might be the name of the cheese. It tastes somewhere between Monterey Jack and Colby. It's a really great, mild cheese. Can somebody translate?
> Howard

"Licht" = "light". "Belegen" = "voucher". Belegen could also be the name of a region, a town, or a cheesemaking family's name, making it the lighter version of one of their cheeses.


Link: Murray's Cheese Shop

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