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.
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.
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 ...
Watch as Manjula shows you how to prepares butter panner masala, a deliciously rich Indian dish. You will need:
In this video, learn how to create a very interesting and delicious feta cheese dip called the "volcano". This dip is a Mediterranean inspired recipe and goes perfectly with pita chips or veggies like olives. This dip is super easy to make and everyone will love it!
Paneer Butter Masala is an Indian cheese dish made with a buttery, silky tomato sauce. It's quick to make and easy for those days you get home late from work.
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!
A tasty, vegetarian starter, of deep fried halloumi coated in crispy breadcrumbs. This is a Mediterranean dairy dish best served with tartar sauce. Make deep fried halloumi.
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.
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.
Fromage blanc cheese is something every cook should experience in the kitchen. To consider yourself a real chef, you need to grab the cheesecloth and dip your hands in the cow's milk, because making cheese is a culinary experience like no other.
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.
Wax paper will let it breathe and keep it form going bad fast. No plastic, no tinfoil: Don’t suffocate your cheese. Wrap cheese in wax paper.
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 ...
In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make a Kentucky favorite, Hall's Snappy Beer Cheese! This spread is the perfect side to any Southern dish and is best serves with Saltines and veggies for dipping. You are sure to enjoy this messy, gooey snack.
Gnocchi a thick dumpling dish traditionally made with potatoes or bread crumbs. But rules are made to be broken, right? If you love gnocchi but are getting a little tired of using the same recipe each time to prepare the dish, check out this food video.
Cream cheese is delicious on its own, but it tastes simply divine if you spice it up a little with some herbs. While this recipe for herbed cream cheese calls for using fresh herbs, if you don't have an herb garden you can use store bought herbs instead.
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.
Few cheeses are as delicious as brie, and the addition of a baked dukkah crust (a blend of toasted nuts, spices and sesame seeds) makes it even more delicious. You can also use Camembert cheese if you prefer that over brie. Make a baked brie appetizer with a toasted dukkah crust.
Are you trying to cut meat (especially red meat) out of your diet to lower your cholesterol? Then check out this food video to learn a delicious and easy Indian vegetarian recipe for paneer (cheese) masala.
Grating your own cheese and vegetables helps you get great flavor out of your ingredients, but cleaning graters is a pain. This video will show you a quick, easy way to clean graters with a lemon that will have you grating again in no time.
What does brie NOT taste good with? We've had the runny, rich cheese on French baguettes with ham, we've used it to dip our fruit into, and we've eaten it as is because, simply enough, the cheese even makes air taste good.
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...
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...
The Hairy Bikers demonstrate an easy step-by-step guide to making a traditional Palak Paneer dish in India. Great recipe idea from BBC cookery show 'Hairy Bikers Ride Again'.
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.
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.
Next time you're entertaining with cheese, try Cyprus' unique Halloumi. Made from goat and sheep's milk, Halloumi can be pan-fried without melting, making an unusual and tasty appetizer.
Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. In this how to video he whips up his special cheese recipe. This cream cheese, sour cream, and truffle oil mix makes a perfect appetizer. Make truffle cream cheese with Gordon Ramsay.
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
A cheese lover's dream - cheese baked on top of more cheese! To make this fondue, you will need: 6 cups of stale, cubed bread (focaccia or ciabatta works best), dry white wine, granulated garlic, salt, eggs, milk, Swiss cheese, Gruyere cheese and either six ramekins or a large baking dish. Make a delicious baked cheese fondue out of Gruyere and Swiss cheeses.
So you have decided to make a cheese plate, but are unsure exactly what kind of cheeses should go on. Master cheesemonger Ihsan Gurdal from Formaggio restaurants shows you the best kind of cheeses to pair with each other and serve to your guests. Make an ideal cheese plate for a wine and cheese party.
If the only cheeses you've known are American, Swiss, and pepperjack, then you've really been living under a rock when it comes to the wonderful world of cheeses.
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...
Cheese that you can grill? Sounds like a far-fetched idea, but Halloumi cheese, which is Greek in origin, actually has a high enough melting point that you can toss it directly onto the grill without worrying that you'll end up with burnt, melted yellow stuff on your grill.
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 ...
In order to prepare Caciotta Fritter Pastries, you will need the following ingredients: aged caciotta, 3 eggs, 2 T Parmesan Reggiana, salt, course ground pepper, flour, butter, water, baking soda, and olive oil.
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!
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!
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.