Casu Marzu – The Cheese is Alive!
If you are a foodie who is willing to try anything, let me introduce you to Casu Marzu. Casu Marzu is a one of a kind cheese that is from Sardinia, Italy. In Sardinian, Casu Marzu means “rotten cheese.” But this cheese is not simply rotten, it is alive! This sheep’s milk cheese is literally crawling with thousands of living maggots. Believe it or not, this is the truth. It has been banned in Italy and the EU and it is illegal to sell it. Here is a little more information about Casu Marzu. Continue reading