For lovers of cheese : how to choose and store cheese .

Gourmet - lovers of cheese now expanse - a wide range of products in our stores.It would seem - a choice for everyone, but a great choice - it is not just a double pleasure, but also double the risk of spoiled product purchase.This is especially true of expensive cheeses, rare varieties such unaccustomed as yet to us.What must be considered not to be disappointed in the cheese, and enjoy the fully refined taste, that is, how to choose the right cheese and what you want to look for when buying?

reason it is considered that the yellow cheese nutritious than lighter, but actually it is not so.The characteristic yellowness cheeses acquire only in the process of maturation.Some manufacturers do not always withstand these terms and maturity of the cheese are trying to simulate by using dyes.

determine the quality of cheese, as well as find out whether it is touched up, it is easy - just need to look at the cut.Poor-quality product on the cut will have a loose, heterogeneous structure that resembles soggy ba

tter, and if the cheese is added to the dye, the yellow color on the cut will be lighter.

cheese can taste bitter.Several reasons for this: cheese maturation occurs at a temperature below 9-10 degrees, cows, which is prepared from a cheese milk fed bitter sorts of feed (wormwood, and lupines al.), For improving the coagulation of milk were added to it calcium chloride.

cheese may have a musty odor and unpleasant taste.This happens if the dairy milk was infected extraneous microflora: Escherichia coli, oil-acid bacteria, yeast, etc.

sure when buying cheese note an important point: in stores are often put at the packaging is not the date of delivery of the goods, and its date of cutting, thus prolonging its shelf life.Do not buy cheese, if on the surface of small droplets of moisture are visible, if it is covered with a dry crust or small mold,

Check cheeses, wrapped in paper.If the item is wet and sticky - just to give it up.And it is better to buy cheese with a small shelf life - they, at least, do not contain preservatives.

cheese in storage also has its subtleties.First of all, cheese is better not to buy too much, and the store is best on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator.The most optimal temperature storage of cheese from + 5 ° C to + 8 ° C.

wrapped cheese must be stored, since, firstly, it easily absorbs all odors, and secondly, that quickly dries at low humidity, which is refrigerated.

to the cheese from drying out or moldy, it can first wrap it in a clean parchment or tracing paper, then put in a plastic bag, and only then put in the fridge.And if you need to store the cheese out of the refrigerator can be wrapped in a moistened with salt water a little linen napkin and keep in a place that it is not in direct sunlight.

small pieces of cheese are well stored in an enamel or glass container, covered in the refrigerator.If you put next to a piece of sugar, and it will change periodically, it will absorb excess moisture.

At home, hard cheeses can be stored 7-10 days, thus it is necessary to make sure that there was no mold.Soft cheeses are stored no more than 2-3 days, t. To. They quickly grow old.Cream cheese is stored in an open package is not more than two days, otherwise they will dry and lose their quality.

And if a lot of cheese and keep it takes a long time, the freezer - a good choice for hard and semi-hard cheeses.However, then it may crumble, but their flavor will not lose.