The shelf life of cheese directly depends on the conditions of its storage. For the product to remain fresh for as long as possible and retain its taste, structure, and aroma, you need to know some secrets. Here goes.
How to store cheese at home
Cheese can even be kept in a plastic bag, but this is far from the best option. Each variety has its own storage. Whatever the cheese is, always keep it in the vegetable drawer in the fridge, where the temperature is low and stable.
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The shelf life of cheese differs depending on the variety. The harder the cheese, the longer it will stay fresh.
Hard Aged Cheese (Parmesan, Aged Gouda): First, wrap a piece of cheese in parchment paper, then add a layer of cling film.
Blue cheeses (gorgonzola, Roquefort): wrap in plastic wrap.
Semi-hard and hard cheeses (Cheddar, Swiss, Gruyere): wrap in plastic wrap.
Soft, semi-soft, and spicy cheeses (goat, camembert, brie, Limburger); place in a plastic container with a lid.
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Fresh cheeses in liquid (mozzarella or feta): Leave the cheese in its original packaging, changing the water every few days.
Note: Use a new piece of cling film or wax paper each time to repack the cheese after use.
Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff
Sources: Today Lifestyle