Casu marzu literally means ‘rotten cheese’ and is made exclusively in the Sardinia Island. The cheese contains live maggots and is a part of the Sardinian food heritage. It is made up from sheep milk and belongs to the Pecorino family. After fermentation, the cheese is left to decompose with the help of the digestive action of the cheese fly larvae which are introduced in the cheese solely for this purpose. Due to the action of the larvae, the cheese becomes very soft and liquid. A different variety of this cheese is also available on the island of Corsica. It is a traditional food of the region and is mostly consumed at weddings and celebrations.


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This is one of the worst things I've ever seen in my life. I absolutely hate this shit,like Marmite and bugs mixed with wet sappy bread pudding. God I fucking hate these inbred bugs and the dirt that they'd crawled in! FUCK THIS CHEESE!

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