TYPES OF CHEESE

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WHAT’S the CHEESE ?


Cheese is a dairy product made from acidification of milk. It contains fat and protein and it reaches us in many flavors and textures. Milk contains protein called casein. Milk is stored after acidification of milk. The milk is stored for a long time to make the cheese. Cheese is completely different from milk. Making cheese is a long process that requires bacteria, enzymes, and various acids. It is a milk form and in this form milk can be kept for many months and years. Cheese is included in the category of healthy foods.

There are many people who eat a lot of their favorite cheese without thinking of it, while there are some who, avoid eating due to the fat, sodium and calories in it. But cheese is also rich in protein and calcium.

Nowadays cheese is very much liked. There are many types of cheese available in the market and everything has its benefits. You can read this article completely for more information related to it.

Types of Cheese


Cheese is a flavored dairy product. Everyone has their own preference for eating cheese. You can get information about different types of cheese from below.

Wensleydale

The item was born in Wensleydale village in North Yorkshire, England. It is light yellow in color and is like soft powder which easily breaks into small pieces. It has a pungent taste and mostly contains dried fruits such as canberries and apricots.

Stilton

It is a popular cheese in England which is exported all over the world. Stilton cheese was considered important in the British diet in the early 18th century.

It is a strong cheese which is half soft, creamy and yellow in color. It is a blue cheese with many flavors and it is sweet as well. This is a good basis for taking vitamin K2.

Roquefort

Among the many cheeses in France, Roquefort is the most popular cheese. It is blue in color and is called the king of cheese. This cheese is made from sheep’s milk and is cooked in Roquefort-sur-Soulzon in southern France. They are cooked in Roquefort-sur-Soulzon because these caves contain bacteria that bring different characteristics to the cheese. This bacterium is named Penicillium racforti. According to studies, this bacteria helps in keeping the heart disease away.

Roquefort cheese is stored for 5 months before eating, giving it a strong, peppery flavor. It is white in addition to being half hard, which also has blue color.

Ricotta

Ricotta cheese is from Germany. It is made from whey which is milk water. It has a sweet taste. It has soft and creamy texture and is light cream in color. It has many health benefits such as low calories and high protein content. Ricotta cheese is low in fat and is mostly eaten by the exerciser.

Pecorino Romano

It is an Italian cheese and also the oldest. It originated in Italy and is part of the Roman diet for many centuries. It is made from sheep’s milk and has a strong flavor and has a salty taste. It looks like Parmesan cheese but is more salty.

Pecorino Romano Cheese is very different from General Romano Cheese. Its color is light yellow.

Parmesan

Parmesan cheese is born in Italy. It is dry, hard, strong and rich in flavor. This cheese has POD status. This means protected designation of origin. This means that this cheese can only come from its birth land in northern Italy.

If this cheese is unripe, it can be kept for 1 to 3 years. The effect on the texture of this thing depends on its age. It is used to bring flavor in many dishes. It is light yellow in color.

Mozzarella

Mozzarella cheese is the most used and popular cheese. It is mostly used by everyone to bring flavor to the dish. This soft, creamy, white color is born in southern Italy. In the traditional way it is made from buffalo milk but now it is also made from cow, goat, sheep milk.

You can also check the benefits of goat milk.

Mascarpone

It is a cream cheese that originated in Italy. It is a soft cheese that is made from cow’s milk or cream. It is a fresh cheese that does not have to go through the fermentation process. Its color is creamy white. It is light in appearance and also mild in taste.

It is used with desert, thick sauce fruits. Its color is white and texture creamy.

Havarti

Havarti is born in Denmark. It is also called half-soft Danish table cheese. It is half soft and its texture is creamy. The age of the cheese affects its taste. It looks like butter and has a flat taste. This cheese can be kept for 3 months.

This cheese can also be eaten with wine, fruit etc. or grilled. Its color is light yellow.

Gruyere

Gruyere Cheese is born in Friborg in the medieval city of Gruil, Switzerland. This cheese is tough and has a color ranging from cream to orange. It can be used from 6 months to 1 year.

You can eat this cheese alone or can also be used for cooking. Raw Gruyere tastes better.

Gouda

Gouda cheese is born in southern Netherlands. Its texture is half hard. It is light and dark yellow in color and its taste depends on its age.

Gorgonzola

Gorgonzola is a strong cheese and originated in Italy. It is light yellow in color and has a creamy creamy texture.

Feta

Fata is a popular Greek cheese made from sheep or goat milk. Like everything else, it is not named after its place of birth. Rather fata means slices. This cheese is soft and its taste is salty and spicy. It can be eaten raw, grilled, spiced with olive oil or eaten with herb.

Cream

Cream cheese is the oldest cheese. It is about 500 years old. It originated in the United Kingdom (UK). There are many flavors of cream cheese such as half hard or full hard. Fat content is high in this while protein content is low. It looks like a white spread and is soft and creamy texture and mildly sweet.

Cottage

This cheese originated in the United States. Its texture is creamy. It looks like curd and is very different from everything else. Its nutritional elements are also good in which both fat and calories are low. It tastes salty and some people don’t like the look.

Cheddar

Cheddar cheese is eaten the most. It is a soft cheese that comes in light white to orange color. This thing is born in England and its texture depends on its age.

Camembert

Camembert Cheese is born in France. Its texture is soft and creamy. The color is light yellow. It is a small-size fermentation process. It tastes strong and its flavor is mildly sour.

Brie

Brie Cheese is born in France. This is soft and creamy. Brie cheese makers add cream before the fermentation process to increase the amount of fat in it. Its flavor is mild because a small amount of lactic acid is added to it. It is light yellow in color.

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