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The hidden treasure of Spanish cheese

If you like chasing hidden treasure, you’ll love Spanish cheese. After the Spanish Civil War, Franco’s dictatorship banned the production of artisan cheeses as a snub to industrialization and modernization. Fortunately, many cheese-makers refused to abandon a history stretching back before the Romans. They took Spain’s astonishing treasure-trove of artisanal cheeses into hiding until Franco […]