Sunday, May 16, 2010

Get High on Cheese

James Nestor, in his book Get High Now, describes 175 ways to get high without the use of drugs and one of the peculiar ways he's discovered is by eating cheese. Apparently the consumption of certain types of cheese, like Stilton Blue, can induce psychodelic dreams. Wikipedia also makes reference to The King of Cheeses' ability to alter your mind's state:
A 2005 survey carried out by the British Cheese Board reported that Stilton cheese seemed to cause unusual dreams when eaten before sleep, with 75% of men and 85% of women experiencing "odd and vivid" dreams after eating a 20-gram serving of the cheese half an hour prior to sleeping.
Could it be the the Penicillium roqueforti injected in the Stilton Blue that creates the blue veins that causes such strange and lucid dreams-- more likely, it's the Port.  (Source: and

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