Cheese, at its most basic, is simply curdled milk, drained, salted and stored for varying times from a day to several years. However, the simplicity of the basic product belies the sophistication of the end result, as there are thousands of years of experience across the main cheese producing areas of the world which have helped refine the tastes, textures and appearance of the vast range of available cheeses.  Find out more about cheese and the various types you can find when cheese shopping... more info and advice when buying cheese