Tag - dairy

mozzarella making step 5 finished mozzarella

How mozzarella is made

Chances are you’ve had a pizza that was covered with mozzarella. It is one of the most common cheeses for a pizza. It melts very well on top of your pizza and turns a nice brown. The mozzarella used on top of a...

hazelnut crumble bundt cake

Why & how sour cream is used in cakes – Sour cream science

We’ve discussed why you would use zucchini or carrots (even purple ones!) in a cake as well as how you can use corn starch powder instead of eggs. Of course there’s plenty more interesting variations to...

spinach quiche ready for covering with cheese mix

The science of packaging grated cheese

It’s probably an even more familiar phenomenon than mouldy bread: mouldy cheese. And not just the cheeses that are meant to be mouldy, but mould growth on cheese that are not supposed to be covered in them. Dutch...

processed cheese slices for cheese burgers

The story (and science) of processed cheese

Are you a fan of cheese burgers? If so, what type of cheese do you put on top? Do you buy those individually wrap thin ‘cheddar’ slices? I’m not a fan of cheese burgers myself, but we do always have a...