One said that French President Charles de Gaulle once proclaimed that France was a difficult country to govern and that it was in fact not surprising coming from a place that had more cheese than days in a year. So this is also not surprising that there is a French expression based on the French cheese reputation.
Oh and French people say Cheese when they snap a photo.
(EN) FAIRE TOUT UN FROMAGE
TO MAKE A WHOLE CHEESE
TO MAKE A STORM IN A TEACUP
My research about the origins of this typical French expression led me to too many possible options, none based on reliable sources. So I prefer not adding to the confusion.
Another popular French expression with the exact same meaning is: En Faire Tout Un Plat, which literally means To make a whole dish.
Despite making my mouth water at the thought of cheese, I tend to find the English expression more visual and better suited to the meaning than the French one.
What do you say?
See you tomorrow.