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what is soft cheese

As we know, there are lots of very different styles of cheese out on the market. In this article, we look at the category of soft cheese and what features typically make it. What is Soft Cheese? Semi-soft cheese is created when milk proteins are combined with moulds and has a fat content of around 30%. Soft cheese is ripened for no longer than one month and therefore has a higher moisture content, between 35-45%, preventing it from drying out. It also does not keep for a long time, due to bacteria growing and thriving in moist damp conditions. The interior of such cheese is neither pressed nor cooked.It is typically made with raw (also known as unpasteurised) milk. Categorising Cheese: Cheese can be categorised through moisture content or firmness. It can also be categorised by mould type. Examples of Soft Cheese with Bloomy Rind: Brie and Camembert: Although technically…

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