Cheese is a tasty and popular food all around the world. It’s not known exactly where cheese first originated, but today we have a variety of different cheese types to enjoy. Many are made from different kinds of milks, and the techniques used to make them are different, depending on the kind of cheese being made. Cheeses are currently grouped by the production methods used to create them, and from there a great number of cheese sub-groups. In this post, I’ll tell you more about different cheeses, and what makes them unique.
Fresh cheese is simply cheese that has not been fermented. These cheeses are generally made without preservatives. This category includes cottage cheese, mozzarella, cheeses made from whey, and other varieties. Fresh cheeses are usually soft and mild, and can be characterized by their spread-ability. Often, age is a factor in how they taste. Continue reading