How bugs make cheese delicious

The diverse and exciting cheeses of the world wouldn't exist if humans hadn't learned how to take advantage of microorganisms. This is how it works.

Cheese is the complex, and often smelly, product of a seemingly simple set of ingredients – milk, enzymes, and bacteria.

Yet rather than all tasting alike, there are a baffling array of different varieties of cheese available around the world. The key to all these differences are specific microorganisms.

Take a look at this video to see how, and then dive into this piece to learn more of the cheesy details.