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You've Never Thought of Cheese Like This, with Ned Palmer

Season 3, Ep. 57

Ned Palmer is author of the book A Cheesemonger’s History of the British Isles, and he's the man behind The Cheese Tasting Company. Ned describes himself as a freelance cheesemonger; his passion for cheese is only equalled with his passion for jazz, philosophy, and theater--which are all fields he has also worked in! The convergence of these things led to a very interesting conversation about cheese, which looks at the foodstuff in ways you've probably never considered!


Ned is fascinating, and his passion for cheese and life are palpable. Enjoy the show!


NED PALMER:

@cheesetastingco

cheesetastingco.uk

A Cheesemonger’s History of the British Isles


KATIE QUINN/KEEP IT QUIRKY PODCAST:

@qkatie

youtube.com/TheQKatie

@keepitquirkypodcast

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