One of the stinkiest of all cheese is Blue Cheese. With veins of mold that stretch throughout the curds, blue cheese is unmistakable. While the pungent flavors are off-putting to some, many love the rich, funky complexity that comes with it. And one of the ultimate snacks, Buffalo Wings, wouldn’t be as ultimate if [...]
From the “What’s This Food” series, Daniel Delaney presents “What’s This Cheese” series. This week Daniel looks at the hole-ist cheese of them all, Swiss. After explaining how Swiss cheese is created, he shows you how to make a bacon and swiss melt.
What is a cheese curd? Recently I went on a tour of the Tillamook cheese factory in Tillamook, OR. Part of the tour included an area where you could eat samples of their cheese. Included in the various samples were fresh cheese curds. Before this I had never eaten a cheese curd. What [...]
Here is a list of a few cheeses in the Very Hard and Hard categories.
Very Hard (used for grating)
Texture – Flavor – Use
Asiago – sharp, slightly fruity – cooking and seasoning
Parmesan – sharp, salty – cooking, pasta, salads and seasoning
Romano – sharp, piquant, salty – cooking, pasta [...]