Important Steps in Cheese Making

Important Steps in Cheese Making

Cheese making is a craft, but it isn’t as complicated as it sounds like.  Cheese can actually be easy and fun to make, and with the right ingredients, equipment and procedure, you are well on your way. There are ten important steps in cheese making, and in this...
Milk Pasteurization Process

Milk Pasteurization Process

The dairy industry follows many strict regulations from the government to ensure that the milk that we drink is safe.  One of the most common processes that milk undergoes to make sure it is safe is pasteurization.  Dairy products like milk, cheeses, and creamers must...
Essential Equipment in Cheese Making

Essential Equipment in Cheese Making

If you want to venture into cheese making, there are three components you need to think about: the ingredients, the equipment and the process. Most types of cheese are made with milk, rennet, salt and cultures.  Some people feel that having the ingredients, knowing...
How to Wrap and Store Cheese

How to Wrap and Store Cheese

Cheese is a versatile food and a popular ingredient known to add flavor to various dishes.  You can add it to pizza, pasta, pastries, sandwiches and many other dishes. You can also eat it with fruits, nuts and wine. However you use cheese, you have to make sure that...
The Healthiest Types of Cheese

The Healthiest Types of Cheese

While some people worry that cheese is high in fat, sodium and calories, cheese is actually a whole food.  It provides beneficial nutrients like calcium for bone and teeth health, protein for muscle building, zinc which promotes wound healing and immunity, vitamin A...
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...