Monthly Archives: June 2014

Paneer: Homemade Indian Cheese

paneerPeople occasionally come looking  for that non-melting cheese that’s used in Indian cooking. Paneer is a type of fresh cottage cheese common in South Asian cuisine. In eastern parts of the Indian Subcontinent, it is generally called Chhena. It has a delicate milky flavour and is used in a  variety dishes from curries to desserts to sides.  Try googling ‘paneer recipes’ for a few million results. Continue reading

Melkbus Truffles

Melkbus 149 Truffles is a new farmstead raw-milk Gouda cheese with shavings of black Italian truffles — from The Netherlands.

The texture of Melkbus Truffle is semi-soft and slightly pliant.melkbus3 It’s rich with flavors of Italian truffles and cream. Great with dry sparkling wines, pancetta and rustic breads The flavors of cream, walnuts and earth balance the aromatic notes of truffle.

The Melkbus line of cheeses represent a collaboration between the Dutch cheesemaking company Uniekaas and a number of small family dairy farms located outside the city of Gouda in the Netherlands. Continue reading