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What is medium cheddar cheese?
Last Updated: 19th June, 2020
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In respect to this, how old is medium cheddar?
Secondly, why is sharp cheddar so good? The longer a cheese ages, the more time bacteria in the cheese have to break down the protein structure and form the flavor compounds responsible for the “sharp” flavor. This protein structure change causes an aged cheese to become more crumbly and drier and not great at melting.
Hereof, what is mild cheddar cheese?
Cheddar cheese is one of those unique cheeses that has a descriptor before it, the term 'sharp'. Mild cheddars are aged 2 to 3 months, sharp 6 to 9 months, and extra-sharp 1 1/2 to 2 years old. As cheddar ages, it goes from mild to tangier with more complex and deeper flavors.
What is Cheddar cheese used for?
Whether it's sprinkled atop a casserole or melted into a dip, cheddar is the ultimate in versatile cheeses. Use it for breakfast on a skillet dish, in cheese straws as an appetizer, or in a delicious apple pie for dessert.