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Can you freeze cheese?

Every housewife will sooner or later face the problem of storage of cheese.I am eating it can be fresh for only a few days.A reasonable question arises whether it is possible to freeze cheese?

Fresh cheese is stored in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 days.If you put it on the top shelf of the refrigerator, a freezer, you can add more hours.All this applies to cottage cheese.Shelf life purchased for about 7 days.The fact that it is processed in the manufacture, added preservatives, increasing the duration of storage.

Can you freeze cheese?

is believed that the cheese can not dismiss weighed in a plastic bag, t. To. The product can be dry.It is advised to shift it into an enamel saucepan and cover with a lid.It is also suitable for storage of ceramic and glassware.

Terms freezing cheese

  • cheese frosting can be, but you need to follow certain rules.Typically, deep freeze sent a freshly cooked product.Such curd after thawing can be eaten without cooking.Storage temperature - 18 to 35 degrees.For home freezing is recommended
    to set the temperature of the refrigerator at 18 degrees.Shareware - is 2 or 3 division of the scale on the handle controls the temperature.The most delicious after such storage to be grainy and not pasty cheese.
  • defrosting process is also important.Cottage cheese for cheesecakes, casseroles, etc.. Baking can be left for 2-3 h. Thawing at room temperature.Then you have to drain the water.If the cheese is suggested to eat fresh, then it is better to choose a slow defrosting.The product is left on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator for 10-12 hours. Excess liquid is also discarded.
  • Other cheese after freezing should only be used as part of various dishes being prepared with heat treatment.Under the influence of the low temperature structure of the product changes.The moisture contained in it is crystallized and frozen.When thawing occurs delamination cheese.The taste is changing because of the fact that micro-organisms contained in it activated, it begins the fermentation process.
  • way, freezing cheese is spread across the state industries.In some countries, in the summer cottage specially produced frozen.Cottage cheese is placed in a special container, tubs and frozen at 35 degrees.During the next 6 months stored at 18 degrees.
  • Extend storage of cheese can be other ways.Cut the white cotton cloth and dampen it in ice water.Put this cloth cottage cheese and send it in a cool place.The temperature should be no higher than 15 degrees.Even easier to solve the problem of storage of semi-finished cooking.Cottage cheese is used as a filling for pancakes, dumplings for cooking and cheesecakes.All these dishes are made by the usual recipe, packed and frozen.These semi-finished products are stored for a long time.In this form the curd does not change its taste.

cottage cheese frozen: recipe

Cottage cheese frozen: recipe


Kefir 2.5 percent - 1 liter.


Cook cheese from kefir simple.Package put yogurt in the freezer overnight or for 7-10 hours. During this time he must have a good promёrznut.Then lay a colander with cheesecloth.Take the bag with yogurt, open and pour the contents into a colander.On small pieces of gauze will remain.It is necessary to leave the product in the shell until until stechёt all thawed serum.As a result, the dishes remain fresh cheese.

Can you freeze cheese?This storage method is suitable only for fresh product.Keep it in the freezer can be sufficiently long - up to 2 weeks.It is best to use cheese dense structure.When defrosting should express thawed serum.Due to the low temperature, changing the taste and texture, so better to use defrosted food to prepare various dishes.

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