Currently almost nothing needs his day and of course cheese could not be the exception. Particularly because it is an important food of international stature that makes our lives happy, seasoning or accompanying endless cymbalsthat can range from soup to desserts. There is hardly anyone who does not like any variety of this foodbecause it can also be found in different textures to consume it in different ways.
The cheese It’s one of the foods plus ancient that there is and the truth is that it is essentially a solid food that is obtained by maturation of the curd of animal or vegetable milk once the whey has been eliminated; Its different varieties depend on the origin of the milk used, the production methods followed and the degree of maturity reached. It can arise from the curdled milk of cows, goats, sheep, buffaloes, camels, ruminant mammals, or plant milk.
Through its elaboration there are beneficial bacteria, which are responsible for acidifying the milk, and also have an important role in defining the texture and flavor of most cheeses. Some come to contain mold both on the outer surface and inside. There are many types of cheese, that fall into the categories of fresh, cured, creamy, green, blue, pasta filata and even leaf.
What are the most consumed cheeses in Mexico?
However, some of the most consumed in Mexico They are: the Manchego type, Gouda, Chihuahua, basket, panela and the infallible cottage cheese, which is also called internationally Ricotta cheese and is made from whey, which is fermented, then cooked so that the liquid solidifies into a white paste, with a mild flavor and a soft, granular texture. In Mexico we can use it to fill gorditas or tlacoyos.
And today on the occasion of the commemoration of the cheese day, which is celebrated every March 27th for a few years globally to honor the people who have been in this industry for a long time and whose hard work, particularly ranchers, is what brings this food to our tables on a daily, weekly, or even monthly basis. During this day, we can discover some curiosities of this food.
But as surely more than knowing its history, you want to savor it, today we have decided to share with you the recipe so that you can make a delicious cottage cheese in the comfort of your home and in a 100% traditional way, so that you do not pay more and eat something much more natural and that we are sure, will steal your breath. So the best thing is that you go for the ingredients and get down to work!
- 1 liter of whole milk
- 5 tablespoons of vinegar
- 2 butter spoons
- Salt to taste
How do you prepare?
- In a saucepan add the whole milk and heat until it boils.
- Then add the vinegar and mix well until it sets.
- Transfer the mixture to a strainer or a disinfected kitchen towel. Remove excess water.
- Reserve and then add 50 ml of whole milk to the blenderalong with the rennet drained of water. Add salt to taste or butter.
- Beat until it is creamy. Scrape the walls of the blender until everything is in a homogeneous mixture.
- Serve in small containers and store in the refrigerator for at least 3 or 4 hours.
Tip: If you want it less spreadable, decrease the blending time.