Buffalo Cheese: Meet the Woman Preserving this Ming Dynasty Recipe

Jul 20, 2021

Cheese isn’t a type of food you would associate with China, but the craft dates back to the Ming Dynasty. 

Cheese isn’t a type of food you would associate with China, but the craft dates back to the Ming Dynasty. In this town of Shunde, it’s made with two simple ingredients: Buffalo milk and vinegar. We speak to a fourth-generation cheesemaker to learn how she does it. 

Shop address: Daliang Qinghui Road, 10 Yinyi Lou, Foshan, Shunde District 

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Credit

Producer: Xin Fang
Videographers: Canrong Zhang and Xin Fang
Editor and Mastering:  César Del Giudice 
Mastering: Victor Peña