cheesecake http://kplu.org en Let's talk cheesecake and share a recipe http://kplu.org/post/lets-talk-cheesecake-and-share-recipe <p>In this week&#39;s Food for Thought <a href="http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/allyoucaneat/index.html">Seattle Times food blogger Nancy Leson </a>rhapsodizes over New York style cheesecake. Who knew there were so many other kinds?</p><p>The Bulgarians top it with <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smetana_%28dairy_product%29">smetana</a>, not the composer but a soured heavy cream. Ancient Romans made it with honey and a cheese similar to modern-day ricotta. The Bavarian <a href="http://www.justfoodnow.com/2010/10/22/quark-quark-kuchen/">Quarkkuchen</a> is put together with <a href="http://www.igourmet.com/shoppe/prodview.aspx?prod=322&amp;src=froogle">quark cheese</a>, not the elementary particle but a cheese made from soured milk.&nbsp;</p><p>It seems almost every nation on Earth has its own version of the waist-thickening wonder.</p><p> Wed, 05 Oct 2011 11:30:00 +0000 Dick Stein 2789 at http://kplu.org Let's talk cheesecake and share a recipe