Brie—a cheese as rich in history as it is in flavor. I’ll share with you facts, folklore, and luscious recipes for the cheese that was ‘fit for a king.’
The story of blue cheese is long, spanning centuries, and slow, following the natural rhythm of the seasons. Let me share the history (and recipes) with you.
Some bright spark came up with the counterintuitive idea that to make cheese more attractive and marketable it should be mouldy.
In his 1990 book, The Food of China, E.N. Anderson writes that he once heard a Chinese person describe cheese as “the mucous discharge of some old cow’s guts, allowed to putrefy.” Tut, tut.
Find out how to fry halloumi cheese in just 10 minutes for use in salads or as a delicious Mediterranean side dish. This article also shows other ways to cook this delicious cheese.
Like many cheeses, making feta goat cheese is not complicated. It requires mostly common kitchen utensils, some time, and some refrigerator room.
Have you ever tried making your own cottage cheese? Here are some simple steps to make fresh Paneer (another name for cottage cheese) at home itself; Pure, fresh, and always available!
For those who don't like the strong, salty taste of feta cheese, here are some terrific alternatives to use in recipes. These cheeses cook and crumble like feta, but have a milder taste.
Make a restaurant-quality fried cheese entrée in about 10 minutes with this saganaki recipe. Find out which cheese to choose and the different frying methods used for cooking saganaki.
You have some extra cheese in the fridge with no immediate plans to use it. Can you freeze it? This Mom tried and here is what she found.
Deep-fried camembert is a popular starter, but it is often served with a disappointingly bland salad. This recipe is for quick and easy deep-fried camembert and a delicious accompanying salad.
Try four delicious fondue recipes using cheese, chocolate, butterscotch, or oil! I also wrote a brief history of this popular dish along with proper etiquette you can keep in mind at your next party.
Learn how to make homemade mozzarella cheese in just an hour. Known as "30 minute mozzarella", this is one of the easiest cheeses to make and rewards your efforts with almost instant gratification.
Cheese fondue is one of my secret indulgences and one of my family's New Year's Eve traditions, but it is a delicious treat for any time. Here's a favorite made with delicious Swiss cheeses.