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How to Choose the Best Blue Cheese

How to Choose the Best Blue Cheese

Its distinctive blue marble streaks and pungent smell sets blue cheese apart from other cheese varieties. Created with cultivated bacteria, blue cheese has a pleasantly sharp and appetizing flavor. It makes an excellent table cheese that can be paired with different fruits, nuts and wine. It can be crumbled on salads and it adds tang to meat and sauces.

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How is Blue Cheese Made

How is Blue Cheese Made

Whether you’re cooking a meal or just whipping up appetizers or desserts, blue cheese can give you that punch of flavor, with its creamy yet mildly sharp and tangy nuance.  Blue cheese is a generic term used for cheese made with cultures of mold Penicillium and...

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Cheese Diet: What Types of Cheese are Good for Your Health?

Cheese Diet: What Types of Cheese are Good for Your Health?

If you have been asking if eating cheese is bad to your health, well the answer is both yes and no. Cheese is a very popular dairy product and easily accessible in grocery stores. Perhaps, you may even have a block of cheese stored in your refrigerator. But since not...

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Common Cheesemaking Problems and how to Solve Them

Common Cheesemaking Problems and how to Solve Them

While cheesemaking seems a fun and interesting job to do, it is a combination of art and science. It is not like following instructions on the recipe book, cooking the meal, and you're done. It requires a meticulous process, precision, and patience. If you are just...

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How to Get Rid of Cheese Moulds?

How to Get Rid of Cheese Moulds?

Cheese is a popular dairy product. It is delicious and we often pair it with our dishes to enhance its taste and flavour. The common question is, "how long does cheese last?" You may have bought cheese to use it for preparing meals and snacks. You might have wrapped...

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Cheese Aging Process

Cheese Aging Process

Not all cheeses are the same. Different varieties of cheeses are a result of their aging process. Ripening cheese is an important factor that affects the taste and flavour of the particular cheese you are making. Aging or maturing cheese under controlled conditions...

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What are the Basic Steps in Cheesemaking?

What are the Basic Steps in Cheesemaking?

Before the rise of machines, cheesemaking was an art. Traditional cheesemakers make cheese by hand on the farm using old techniques that have been passed down through many generations. Compared to this day where we have tools to measure pH levels, ancient cheese...

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4 Mistakes to Avoid when Storing Cheese

4 Mistakes to Avoid when Storing Cheese

Cheese is not like other food products that we simply wrap with plastic and then store in our refrigerator or kitchen cabinets. It's understandable - you are afraid of moulds and aware that the cheese may be warm and can dry out. But before you worry and start...

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6 Healthiest Types of Cheese

6 Healthiest Types of Cheese

There are many types of cheese but what are the healthy ones? They come in different varieties and they differ in texture and taste. Cheese is a dairy product that is typically made from milk, enzyme, salt, and a starter culture. Then, the cheese undergoes an aging...

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All About Gruyere cheese

All About Gruyere cheese

Cheeses have been around for thousands of years. Over the years, there are many varieties of cheese that have emerged. Currently, there are about 1800 plus varieties of cheese. And although all these cheeses are good, there are some that just set themselves apart from...

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Facts About Gouda Cheese

Facts About Gouda Cheese

Gouda cheese is a semi hard cheese that originated in and got its name from Gouda Netherlands which is located in northern France. The earliest recordings of this cheese dates back to 1184. As such, it is considered as one of the oldest types of cheese in the world....

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