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does cheese float

Ever wondered if cheese will float on water? If the answer is yes, then look no further! In this article, we look at why some cheese will float, as well as the process involved in brining cheese correctly. Can Cheese Float? Cheese is more likely to float if it is in brine rather than water. This is due to the high levels of salt. In addition, the density of the cheese will also impact whether or not it can float. A cheese that is very low in moisture, and has a high density (for example Parmesan) is less likely to float and will take a lot longer to ensure an even brine coating. How to Brine Cheese: After the cheese-making process and prepping have occurred, allow the temperature of the cheese to decrease by moving it to a cool location. The cheese must be cool before it is brined, as…

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