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CHEESE RENNET (HERB)

Cheese rennet is an herb in the coffee family, also called lady's bedstraw and yellow bedstraw.

It contains a milk curdling enzyme, and the name cheese rennet comes from its ability to curdle milk for cheese making. The leaves and stems also yield a yellow dye which was used to color cheese and butter.

The name lady's bedstraw relates to its use as a mattress stuffing.

 

 

 

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