Chapter 5. The History of Dairy Produce

  1. Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat

Published Online: 6 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305135.ch5

A History of Food

A History of Food

How to Cite

Toussaint-Samat, M. (2008) The History of Dairy Produce, in A History of Food, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305135.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181198

Online ISBN: 9781444305135



  • kingdom of Elam, showing goat offering milk to goatherd;
  • France, world's major cheese-making country;
  • butter, regenerating life;
  • making of cream cheese in the Renaissance period;
  • drained cream cheese - turos by ancient Greek


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Cheese and Curds

  • Yoghurt: Fermented Milk

  • Butter: the Cream of the Milk