The Salt An Omnivore's Dilemma: Would You Eat Michael Pollan Microbe Cheese? November 25, 2013 Making your own cheese and yogurt is all the rage these days. Now a scientist has taken the DIY craze to an entirely new level. She and an artist have made cheeses using the microcritters on their own skin, as well as those from famous folks. The curds are on display at a museum.