Wednesday, October 3

All about cheese

There are hundreds of types of cheese produced all over the world. Different styles and flavors of cheese are the result of using milk from various mammals or with different butter fat contents, employing particular species of bacteria and molds, and varying the length of aging and other processing treatments. Cheeses are eaten both on their own and cooked as part of various dishes; most cheeses melt when heated. Here are other information about cheese.

How to Cook with Cheese

The world of cheese has expanded well beyond American sandwich singles and string cheese. Here are a few ideas to help expand your cheese eating habits!

1. Try making your macaroni and cheese with a natural cheese such as fontina, asiago, gruyere, feta or zesty pepper jack.
2. Make your mashed potatoes with a cheesy twist! Add shredded cheeses such as white Cheddar, gruyere, parmesan or gorgonzola.
3. Making a grilled cheese sandwich? Try adding some aged cheeses, flavored natural cheeses or blends of multiple cheese varieties.
4. Try a combination of Manchego, Asadero, queso blanco with your burritos and quesadillas!

Cheese is one of those foods that helps to keep things interesting. The use of specialty cheeses can turn a boring dish or sandwich into a tasty part of your diet!
* Crumbled feta or blue cheese tastes great on salads.
* Natural cheese is low in carbohydrates and can be used to bring creamy textures and rich flavors to otherwise bland dishes. It is also great as a low-carb snack.
* Grate the cheese. For some reason, cheese tastes better when it is grated.
* If above legal drinking age, some cheeses go well with specific wines.


* Eating aged cheeses can bring on a migrane headache in people who are sensitive to fermented products.
* Eating too much cheese can cause stomach and intestinal problems in people who are lactose intolerant. Also, if someone asks if you cut the cheese, don't proudly say yes, they don't mean if you sliced the cheese, they are asking if you passed gas!
* Eating too much cheese can make you put on a bit of extra weight, so don't eat it every day. It is also quite fatty.

source from wikihow

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