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Apr 30, 2013 03:47 PM

"Eating Cheese in China"

Fuchsia Dunlop discusses cultural differences in smelly "spoiled" foods:

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  1. Great article. Thanks for posting.

    "vegetable stinky foods are very clean and clear in the mouth (qing kou), and they disperse quickly, while milky foods are greasy in the mouth (ni kou), they coat your tongue and palate, and they have a long, lingering aftertaste." --They pretty much nailed it. Why cheese is loved and hated. :o)