This wonderful food is valued for it's long life, portability, and high content of protein, calcium, fat and phosphorus.
Cheese is a food made from milk by coagulation of the milk protein casein. It is comprised of milk fats and proteins, usually using milk from cows, goats and sheep.
There are hundreds of different types of cheese produced in various countries all over the world. The style, texture and flavour of the milk depends on a lot of things, including origin of the milk, the animal's diet, whether or not it has been pasteurized, the mold and bacteria, ageing and processing.
The nutritional value of cheese will be different with each variation, but all cheese is a fantastic source of calcium. Nutritionally, cheese is basically concentrated milk,
Different varieties of cheese are often served together on a platter, added to salads and sandwiches, sprinkled on top of baked dishes to give them a tasty golden crunch, and added to hot sauces. There are so many things you can do with cheese!
Take a look through the following recipes to get some delicious fresh ideas!