Goat and Sheep Cheeses
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Food Science and Human Nutrition
According to legend, cheese was discovered by nomads who carried milk in pouches made of goat or sheep stomachs. Taking advantage of the unique characteristics of goat and sheep milk, thousands of goat and sheep cheeses exist around the world. This chapter highlights goat and sheep milk chemistry, cheeses, expectations of quality, as well as common defects that may be encountered in goat and sheep cheeses.
This accepted book chapter is published as Kleve, R., Clark, S. (2023). Goat and Sheep Cheeses. In: Clark, S., Drake, M., Kaylegian, K. (eds) The Sensory Evaluation of Dairy Products. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-30019-6_18. Posted with permission.