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#146705 - 02/20/11 07:24 PM Re: Parmigiano is NOT ultralight! [Re: phat]
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Just a note - real pecorino romano is made from sheep's milk not cow's milk
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#146710 - 02/20/11 07:39 PM Re: Parmigiano is NOT ultralight! [Re: phat]
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Originally Posted By phat

I wonder, if you didn't care about what else you were eating and that's all you took - how far you could hike on a 92 pound block of parmigiano smile


Hmm. and at 121 calories per once, assuming 4000 calories a day, you could hike for 44 days with that block of cheese.. Although hopefully you could supplement with greens and berries and stuff to avoid the digestive effects of eating two pounds of cheese every day... (Maybe the romans had the same idea as modern MRE's smile

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#146907 - 02/24/11 11:17 AM Re: Heh. Well, no wonder hiking food keeps me happy.. [Re: phat]
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Hi,

This is very interesting and explains why I like eating as much as hiking (lol).

Thank you,
Byron

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