Cheftionary

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Studying different culinary terms, learning and practicing recipes all the time. I am very passionate about food and family. I cook at work and at home.

Monday, February 15, 2016

Fresh Cheeses

Chèvre- a white, logged shaped cheese made from goat's milk. It has a slightly tangy flavor and a soft, creamy texture.
Cottage- white curds of cheese made from whole or skim cow's milk. It has a mild flavor and a soft, moist texture.
Cream- a white, block shaped cheese made from whole cow's milk and cream. It has a mild and slightly tangy flavor and a soft, creamy texture.
Feta- a white, block shaped cheese made from sheep's milk, cow's milk or goat's milk. It has a salty, tangy flavor with a soft and crumbly texture.
Mascarpone- a soft, pale yellow cheese made from whole cow's milk and cream. It has a slightly tangy and buttery flavor and a soft, smooth texture.
Mozzarella- a white, oval  shaped sphere made from whole or skim cow's milk or buffalo's milk. It has a mild, sometimes smokey flavor and a slightly elastic, tender texture, depending and the age of the cheese.
Ricotta- white, soft curds of cheese made from whole, skim or low-fat cow's milk. It has a mild flavor with a grainy, soft, moist to slightly dry texture.