3 Uses for Mozzarella – Let’s Try Homemade Cheese Today!

As regular readers will know, we’re huge fans of sharing fantastic cheese recipes with you. If you’re needing some fresh to pep up your January, there’s nothing better than our homemade mozzarella. It’s ready in just 30 minutes and you can make it at home. Even better, once you’ve made some delicious mozzarella, you get … Read more

How To Make Mozzarella In 30 Minutes

Recipe A few things to note before making this recipe: – Make sure the milk you use is not ultra pasteurized – You can use homogenized or non-homogenized milk – Farm fresh milk is a great option if you can find it locally – Low-fat milk will work but the cheese will be drier and … Read more

The Best Ways To Each Cheese: Part 1

Who doesn’t like eating cheese? As a culture with a strong, burning passion for food, at or near the top of this list, we often find cheese. Cheese is an overlooked, and often underappreciated food. In can be integrated into countless dishes, or it can be used as a topper for so many more dishes, … Read more

What is the Perfect Cheese For Pizza?

September 5th marked a day of celebration for America, and perhaps, even much of the world… because who doesn’t like pizza and cheese or both? Unknown to many is that September 5th is National Cheese Pizza Day. You know with the birth of smartphones and mobile apps came the phrase “…there’s an app for that”, … Read more

Mozzarella: The Papa Of Fresh Cheese!

Mozzarella is a very famous fresh cheese, made from goat’s milk, cow’s milk or in some cases, buffalo’s milk by means of an intricate and complex process by the name of “pasta filata method”. Originally from southern Italy, its name is quiet common for many different types of Italian cheeses made using “spinning” and then … Read more

Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake: For the Cheese and Pasta Lover

CHICKEN ALFREDO PASTA BAKE I don’t know about you, but I love a good Alfredo. It’s rich, it’s oh so yummy. And why shouldn’t we love it? It has all the goodness of butter, cream and Parmesan. Creamy. Cheesy. Yummy. So today we’re taking good old Alfredo sauce and making a chicken pasta bake. And we’ll … Read more

Insalata Caprese: Simple, Elegant, Refreshing, Delicious

INSALATA CAPRESE: THE ENDURING STYLE OF ITALIAN CUISINE No one can quite say when or where the most famously simple of all salads — the insalata caprese — first appeared on the scene, or the exact origin of when it was named after that beautiful sun-soaked isle of Capri, part of very historic Campania region. … Read more

Marinate Cheese? Did Heaven’s Gates Open?

Summertime is all about easy entertaining and easier food: bountiful produce allows us to spend less time fussing in the kitchen and more time al fresco with friends. I’m all about quick recipes that produce big flavor, and these marinated mozzarella balls do just that. The best part? They get better the longer they sit, … Read more

The Cheese Report Card: A Guide to the Best Cheeses

  Though high in saturated fats, it provides many essential nutrients including protein, vitamin D and zinc as well as calcium. Here’s a round-up of your favourite cheeses and how healthy they are. All figures are based on a healthy portion size of 30 grams (a matchbox-size chunk).   Swiss 120 calories, 9 g fat, … Read more