Hot Cheese How-Tos

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: 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 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 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 Mediterranean stuffed cheese rolls

Mediterranean cheese rolls are a snack or appetizer that is served in the beginning of a meal and can be served with hummus or baba ghanoush. They usually consist of a salted cheese mixed with herbs and rolled in a thin dough then toasted or fried. You will need thin egg roll dough, ackawi cheese, shredded mixed cheese, parsley, black pepper, salt, an egg, and olive oil. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make Mediterranean stuffed cheese rolls.

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 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 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.

How To: Make mozzarella cheese with Chef David DiBari

There's one ingredients that any pasta dish needs in order to be completed: cheese! Aside from the pasta itself, adding cheese to any dish can make things taste so much better. One of the most common cheese that is used is mozzarella cheese. This tasty white food, goes awesome with pizzas and can be partnered up with crackers and sometimes bread. So in this tutorial, you'll be getting a lesson on how to make your own mozzarella cheese from home. So pay attention and you may learn a thing or t...

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 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 individual cheese souffles

Maria makes "easy and elegant Cheese Souffles" that are perfect for an appetizer. a main course, or a light main course. The recipe can be made in advance and kept in a refrigerator right up until cooking; and, takes very little time to prepare.

How To: Make mozzarella cheese in a short amount of time

Purchasing cheese from the store can be a bit of a hassle and cost you quite a penny. Certain dishes require cheese in order for you and others to fully get a tasty meal. Well, in this tutorial, you won't have to sacrifice a lot of money in order to make something that is cheap to make and can taste way better than the store bought stuff. In the video above you'll find out what ingredients you'll need to make your own mozzarella cheese from home. So good luck and enjoy!

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: Keep cheese from drying out

We've all had to waste what could have been perfectly good cheese when we cut away the outside edges and corners that have dried out. This is caused by moisture being lost when exposed to air so can get the most out of your cheese by wrapping it well when storing.

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 Welsh rarebit (cheese and toast)

Apparently its name is originally a bit of a slight on the Welsh - who were considered so inept they couldn’t catch a rabbit for dinner, so they had to settle for cheese on toast. Even with the bad background, it's still a tasty recipe. Learn how to make this simple dish with Waz and Lenny, the chefs like us. Follow along and try this tasty recipe for Welsh rarebit. Make Welsh rarebit (cheese and toast).

How To: Make an ultimate cheese ball

This how to video has the Ultimate Cheese Ball recipe. It's as beautiful as it is delicious. This recipe uses a few different types of cheeses, but it's as simple as any recipe. Serve this cheese ball with crackers and it will be a big hit at your next party. Its a perfect appetizer at holiday and Christmas parties or even as a Christmas dinner recipe. Watch and learn how it is prepared.

How To: Make chicken quesadillas

In this tutorial, we learn how to make chicken quesadillas with Skinny and Mini. First, cook your chicken and cut it up into pieces. Then, chop up your other ingredients, including: cheese, onions, tomatoes, and chilies. Now, place your tortilla shell on the bottom of the pan and turn the heat up. Now, flip the shell over on the other side and add in your cheese, chicken, and other ingredients. Sprinkle all of this on just one side of the shell. Once all the ingredients are inside, fold the o...

How To: Make wild mushroom quesadillas with Rachael Ray

In this tutorial, Rachael Ray shows you how to make an extremely fast, people pleaser that is really easy. Rachael makes vegetarian wild mushroom quesadillas from scratch that are so yummy even meat eaters will adore them. These tasty, cheesy treats are great for dinners, lunches or even mid-afternoon snacks. Enjoy!

How To: Make halawet el jibn (sweet stuffed cheese)

In this clip, Dede teaches you how to make an absolutely delicious and unique Mediterranean snack - halawet el jibn or stuffed sweet cheese. This dish is easier than it sounds to make and will impress anyone who tries it. You don't see this recipe much this side of the Atlantic, and if you ask us - that's a shame. Enjoy!

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