The Origins of Cheese Names
Limburger cheese originated in the Duchy of Limburg, which is now divided among three countries; Germany, Belgium and Netherlands.
from Mental Floss
Key Facts In This Video
Feta originates from the Italian word for "slice" and was first consumed in ancient Greece. (1:07)
Cheddar cheese was named due to its resemblance to caves in England. (2:59)
Ricotta comes from the Italian word for "recooked". (4:38)