28 September 2011

Cheese (borrowed from Portuguese queijo)

Cheese (borrowed from Portuguese queijo) is a food that is produced by separating the solids in the milk through a process of thickening or coagulation. [1] The process of coagulation is done with the help of bacteria or a specific enzyme called rennet. [1] Results from process will be dried, processed, and preserved in various ways. [1] from a variety of dairy products can be manufactured cheese. [1] these products are determined from the type of cheese varies milk, coagulation method, temperature, method of cutting, drying , heating, also the process of cheese ripening and preservation. [1] Generally, animals are used as water sources are cow's milk. [2] the milk of camels, goats, sheep, horse, or buffalo are used in several types of local cheese. [2]

This food is known throughout the world, but allegedly first recognized in the area around the Middle East. Although it can not be certain when the cheese was first discovered, according to legend cheese was first discovered accidentally by a wanderer from the Arabs. [2]

Cheese has almost all the nutrients in milk, such as proteins, vitamins, minerals, calcium, and phosphorus but also fat and cholesterol that can cause health problems if consumed in excess. [3] The amount of fat content in cheese depends on the type of milk used. [3] Cheese made ​​with whole milk or cream that has been coupled with a fat content, high cholesterol and calories. [3] Cheese is very useful because it is rich in protein, especially for young children because they require more protein than adults [3].

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