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 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 a baked camembert cheese in a box

James Martin cooks Camembert cheese in it's own casing to make a delicious gooey starter. You will need Camembert cheese, thyme, salt, black pepper, and olive oil. It'll make a lovely and rich cheese fondue. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make baked Camembert cheese in a box.

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 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 "Cheese Wiz" yourself at home

This video demonstrates how to make a delicious spread called Cheese Wiz at home. The best cheese to use for this is a processed cheese such as cheddar. You will need 450 grams of cheese cut into chunks. Add a can of evaporated milk, one teaspoon of Tabasco and a teaspoon of mustard powder. For extra flavor you can add some chopped onions or chopped jalapeno chiles.

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: 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 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 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 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: 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 bean and cheese enchiladas

Anuja and Hetal, from Shoe me the Curry, teach the secrets to making the perfect bean and cheese enchiladas, every time. You will need: 1 tablespoon oil, 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour, 1 14-ounce can of broth, 1/4 cup water, 1 8-ounce can of tomato sauce, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder, 1/4 teaspoon oregano, salt, red chili powder for taste, 1/2 teaspoon sugar, corn tortillas, refried beans, shredded cheese, chopped onions, and black olives. Heat up oil in a pan, and a...

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!

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 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 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 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 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: Make Chile Con Queso

Chile con queso, a classic Tex-Mex dip, is inexpensive, easy to make, and positively delicious! Round up these ingredients (16 oz cheddar cheese, 1 cup chiles, a medium onion, 1 clove of garlic, canned tomatoes, beans, 6 oz Monterey Jack cheese, and either tortilla chips or rice to serve it with) and you're ready to cook! Follow along with the steps in this quick video cooking show and learn how to make this tasty Mexican snack.

How To: Cut hard cheese

This cheese cutting tip is for optimal enjoyment and minimal crumb. Avoid massive hacking; slice the cheese up like a pro for your guests. Watch this how to video to learn how to cut hard cheese.

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.

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