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Yeel Cheese



Yeel Cheese is a generic term for cheese served at Yule celebrations in Scotland.

No specific type of cheese seems to be specified. Instead, it was just the cheese picked out that year for the Yule celebrations.

The first cut into it had to be done by the master of the household (by definition a man), otherwise it would bring bad luck.



Language Notes

In Scots, Yeel Cheese was called "Yeel kebback ", with "Yeel" meaning "Yule" and "kebback" meaning "cheese."

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Also called:

Yeel Kebback

Citation

Oulton, Randal. "Yeel Cheese." CooksInfo.com. Published 18 January 2006; revised 02 December 2007. Web. Accessed 12/12/2017. <http://www.cooksinfo.com/yeel-cheese>.

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