Ever wondered how to best store & ripen Camembert at home? Here is a step-by-step guide outlining the stages and ages of a Camembert-style cheese when stored in our Cheese Grotto. After you read this, you'll understand when you want to cut into your wheel of bloomy-rind cheese.
Ever wondered how to best store and serve different sheep milk cheese styles? Sheep milk cheeses are exceptionally fatty and delicious. From soft and spreadable to dense and salty, sheep milk cheese has its own characteristics, textures, and flavor profiles. This post will outline the composition of sheep milk cheese and how to best enjoy it.
Learn the history and cheesemaking practices for fresh crottin. This blog post highlights how storing fresh crottin properly is important for rind development of the cheese. Crottin can be enjoyed as a soft and spreadable cheese or as a dense and crumbly cheese, depending on the age of the cheese. Learn how to store...
If you have the proper cheese storage, you can store your cheese at room temperature for up to 10 days. Before refrigeration in Europe + the Middle East, specialty cheese was produced to preserve and extend the shelf-life of milk and cream. French cheese safes were used in France, but now we have the Cheese Grotto!
If when you purchase a wheel of Robiola cheese or Camembert cheese it is still too firm and not yet gooey and soft the way you like it, you can age and ripen the whole wheel of bloomy rind cheese so that it continue to soften and become spreadable. This video blog post explains how to do this using our Cheese Grotto.
How to store cheese at room temperature between 41 and 69 degrees Fahrenheit. The rate of fermentation and ripening of a cheese is directly related to the temperature in which the cheese is stored.
The water content of a cheese directly impacts the storage method, and the duration of a cheese's life. In this post, I have separated cheeses into two categories below, as a simple guide: Higher Moisture and Lower Moisture. These two cheese categories have different requirements and shelf-life.
An in-depth guide on how to best store and serve soft goat cheese and washed rind cheese styles. Our Cheese Grotto storage pieces allow you to keep cheese fresher for longer, but this cheese storage information is useful for your tupperware or cheese paper solutions, too.
Naturally-made cheese is a complex food. As a cheese ripens, it develops different flavors, aromas, and textures dependent upon the storage conditions. This blog post highlights how to store camembert, bloomy rinds, washed rinds, hard cheeses, alpine cheeses, cheddars, and blue cheeses.