Hot Cheese How-Tos

How To: Cut soft, fresh cheese

Slicing soft, fresh cheeses, like chevre, can become a sticky mess. The cheese either clings to the knife or crumbles into an unwieldy pile. To get perfect slices every time, head to the medicine cabinet and grab the dental floss. Wrap the floss (use unwaxed and unflavored) around your fingers and then use to slice through the cheese. Floss works for slicing cheesecake, too.

How To: Make fresh mozzarella cheese with Chef Pat

Making cheese may sound like an easy task that you can do in your home. Well it isn't. Not for all cheeses at least and especially not for mozzarella cheese. This requires time, patience, and all the right ingredients. So if you're looking to tackle on this challenge, this tutorial is here to help you! In this video, you'll see how Chef Pat, makes his own mozzarella cheese from the confine of a professional kitchen. So good luck and enjoy!

How To: Make cheddar cheese sticks

If you're craving cheese, try whipping up a batch of these cheddar cheese sticks at home. This easy recipe cooks up in minutes. For this recipe you will need: flour, salt, ground cayenne pepper, baking powder, butter or margarine, shredded cheddar cheese and sour cream.

How To: Make a simple cheese and onion pie

In this edition of Titli's Busy Kitchen, Titli Nihaan shows us how to make a cheese and onion pie. This is a great comfort food and it's really quick and easy to make. Here's what you'll need: 400 grams sliced onions, 400 grams grated cheese, 500 grams of pastry (we're using ready-made pastry), and 2 eggs. Put the onions in a pot and add just enough water to cover them. Bring that to a boil. When it comes to a boil, turn the heat down and simmer gently for 10 minutes. This softens the onions ...

How To: Make your own fresh mozzarella

Join your new friends at Tutto Italiano to learn how to make a very special treat for yourself. You can make yourself some fresh mozzarella at home today if you thing you've got the culinary skills to put it together. This video will show you how to make your own fresh mozzarella.

How To: Make cheese crisps with deli-sliced provolone

In this tutorial, Karen Solomon from CHOW shows us how to make homemade cheese crisps from deli-sliced provolone cheese. All you need is a spatula, deli-sliced provolone cheese and a pan over heat! First, heat your pan over medium-high heat, grab your cheese and place it into the center of the pan. Once it's bubbly and brown around the edges you can turn it over with the spatula and cook the other side until it's golden brown as well. When finished, place onto a paper towel so the grease can ...

How To: Make pecorino cheese

In order to make your own Pecorino Cheese, you will need the following: a sheep's bladder, a caldron of milk, and salt. Add some stomach bladder to you milk. You will need to separate it. This will cause the milk to curdle. This is a necessary step, in order to get the milk to separate. Stir and heat milk, until the curds and whey are separated. Stir constantly.

How To: Make your own style of mozzarella cheese at home

Cheese is one of the most commonly used pieces of food that goes well with almost anything. Sandwiches, pizzas, veggies, and much more! Buying it from the store can be a bit pricey, but making your own is less of a hassle for you and your wallet. So in this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to make your own mozzarella cheese using easy to get ingredients. You can also add other ingredients to your cheese as well to make it a little more custom. So good luck and enjoy!

How To: Make authentic Mexican cheese enchiladas

You've had chicken and beef enchiladas, now try the version - vegetarian except for the chicken stock (maybe you can substitute with vegetable stock). This Mexican dish is so simple to make. Follow along in this cooking how-to video to learn how to make Mexican cheese enchiladas.

How To: Make Swiss cheese fondue

Do you want to serve a sophisticated spread next time you entertain guests? Then try Romandy's classic fondue recipe that blends appetizing Swiss cheeses. You will need emmenthal and gruyere cheeses, dry white wine, kirsch or cherry brandy, garlic clove, flour, parmesan cheese, lemon juice, nutmeg, bread or vegetables you plan to dip. This can be made in a traditional fondue pot or on the

How To: Make your own cottage cheese the European way

This video shows us the method to make cottage cheese at home in the European way. You can stop this process at the half way mark and separate the liquid to get yoghurt. You can whip or blend it and add some fruits to make it tasty to eat. Use 3 and a half percent homogeneous milk. Unprocessed and unpasteurized milk is the best for this purpose. Take 1 or 2 tablespoons of sour cream and add to the milk. Cover it with a cheese cloth and put it in a warm place for 2 days. Put the soured milk go...

How To: Make cottage cheese at home

In order to prepare cottage cheese at home, you will need the following ingredients: milk and curd (or lemon). Pour the skim milk into a pan. Heat to a boil. Watch it carefully and stir frequently. You can use lowfat (skim) milk or whole milk. Whisk 4 tsp of curd. Add the curd to the milk, when it starts to boil. It is important that you wait until the milk has started to boil first.

How To: Make Indian chili paneer

This video is about making chili paneer. The ingredients required are paneer, onion, bell peppers of four colors, tomato puree, spices, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, green chilly, ginger and garlic, jalapeno, red pepper and turmeric, salt, soy sauce to give a Chinese flavor and curry leaves. Take the paneer out of the refrigerator and defrost it for 2-3 minutes. Check whether the paneers are soft enough to cut into cubes and placing them on a cutting board chop them into cubes. Fry the paneers ...

How To: Make sweet onion & dolcelatte cheese tarts

In this video chef Jo Pratt demonstrates how to make sweet onion and dolce latté cheese tarts with pear and walnut salad. This is taken from her recent recipe book. The ingredients needed for this is one sheet of regular puff pastry, some caramelized onions, some thyme leaves,250gm dolce latté cheese, two small pears cut into small pieces, two celery sticks finely sliced, some walnuts torn into halves, two tbsp walnut oil and two tbsp balsamic vinegar. To make the dish she firstly unrolls the...

How To: Make homemade cheese

Alexa from SustainablePantry demonstrates how to make homemade cheese in under 5 minutes. Pour 1/2 gallon of whole organic pasteurized milk in the pot. Heat it to a rolling boil over medium heat. Add plain distilled white vinegar. Stir frequently until you see the milk splitting into lump of curds. These curds are your homemade cheese. When the curds have settled, slowly pour the curdled milk into the colander with a cheese cloth. Drain off all the liquid until it become more and more cheese ...

How To: Make Pinoy cheese sticks

This recipe shows how to make Pinoy cheese sticks. You will need spring roll pastry wrappers, cooking oil, and cheddar cheese. Place a wrapper on a plate and add a rectangular piece of cheese diagonally closer to one end of the wrapper. Fold the ends in, then fold and roll up the cheese stick like an egg roll. Seal the end with a little oil. Assemble all the cheese rolls the same way, then deep fry in hot oil until they are golden brown in color, which takes about four minutes. Remove them an...

How To: Prepare escaoutoun landais

Chef Helene Darroze prepares escaoutoun landais. This recipe calls for corn flour, fowl bouillon, mascarpone, mushrooms, Basque sheep cheese, duck grease, fowl gravy, salt, pepper and a bunch of parsley. It takes 20 minutes to cook this dish. Prepare escaoutoun landais.

How To: Choose a perfectly ripe Camembert cheese

Choose the right Camembert cheese, cut it up nicely, and store the leftovers properly: important tips to keep you in good cheese humor. In this how to video learn how to pick a Camembert cheese that is perfectly ripe. Learn what it should smell like, what it should feel like from this CHOW contributor.

How To: Make mozzarella cheese

In this tutorial, we learn how to make mozzarella cheese. First, add sea salt to water, then add in cheese curd. Now you will need to work the cheese with gloves over your hands. Start to knead your cheese until you form it in ball shapes and it feels like it's elastic. After you do this, rub the cheese and get any bumps out that are still inside of it.To store this, stretch it onto a piece of plastic wrap, then tie a string around in small balls to cut out smaller pieces of the cheese. When ...

How To: Make deli-style fresh mozzarella cheese from curd

Have you ever had real, fresh mozzarella? Have you ever considered making it yourself? With this video you can learn how to make your own mozzarella cheese, deli-style, from fresh curds. Curds are derived from milk and are the foundation of all cheese. Learn to make this today, and make a delicious mozzarella and tomato sandwich for lunch! Make deli-style fresh mozzarella cheese from curd.

How To: Make homemade goat cheese

This video shows you how to make a homemade goat cheese.The main in gredients are 2 litres of milk and 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar.In a large pot,heat the milk,stirring continously.Bring this to a boil and keep stirring.Turn the heat off and slowly add the vinegar.Continue the stirring for some time.Take the pot off the heat and keep it aside until the milk curdles.Keep stirring.Place a coleander pot in a large bowl and put a cheese cloth on top of it.Now pour the curdled milk on this clot...

How To: Make fast and easy homemade cheese

Sy West demonstrates making homemade cheese. She starts with one gallon of milk, one cup of white vinegar, the juice from one lemon half, salt and pepper and garlic salt. Sy recommends adding other spices at the end for a different taste. Heat the milk in a large sauce pan slowly to 168 degrees. It should take about fifteen minutes. Stir it often. When milk reaches 168 degrees remove it from the heat and slowly pour in the vinegar and lemon juice while stirring. The curd should start separati...

How To: Make raw, vegan cashew cheese

Cheese is great, but if you're a vegan, you're not going to eat it, unless you make a healthier alternative to dairy products. This video will give you the complete recipe to learn how to make raw, vegan cashew cheese. It's very simple and very delicious.

How To: Make Gouda cheese

In order to start making your own homemade Gouda cheese, you have to begin by making mesophilic starter culture. Now, the one and only ingredient for mesophilic starter culture is buttermilk.

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