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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.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Hard and Cheddar-type Cheeses

Cheddar- a wheel shaped, light or medium colored cheese made from whole cow's milk. It has a mild to sharp flavor, depending on the age and a hard texture.
Gouda- a wheel shaped cheese with a wax coating made from whole cow's milk. It has a mild, creamy but slightly nutty flavor with a hard but smooth texture.
Provolone- a cylinder shaped cheese with a light yellow to golden brown color, made from whole cow's milk. It has a mild to sharp flavor, depending on the age with a hard, elastic texture.
Manchego- a light yellow cylinder shaped cheese made from whole sheep's milk. It has a full and mellow flavor with a semi-soft to firm texture, depending on the age.