Goat Cheese

November 23rd, 2010 by admin

Goat Cheese is made from goat milk and is available in many different varieties.

Goat cheese is available for example as Soft Cheese, with a creamy texture and also as Hard Cheese with a firm consistency.

The taste and flavor ranges from mild to intense, depending on the sort.

Nutrition

Goat cheese consists of 20g fat, 20g protein and 50 to 60g of water. Goat cheese contains primarily the minerals sodium, potassium, calcium and phosphorus.

In addition, the vitamins A (retinol), B1, B2, B3 and B6. B1, B2 and B6 are available in smaller quantities.

Healing Effect – Cow’s Milk Intolerance

Goat cheese, as the name suggests, is made ​​from goat milk and not made ​​from cow’s milk, this cheese would be an alternative for people with cow’s milk intolerance.

This is probably because the goat cheese and goat milk have a different fat composition than cow’s milk, or cheese made from cow’s milk. Goat cheese and goat milk are therefore easier to digest.

Production

In the production of goat cheese one have to differ between industrially produced goat cheese and goat cheese made of raw milk. Both are recommended for people with cow’s milk intolerance!

Turkish Cuisine – Use

In Turkish cuisine so called “Nomadenkäse” or “Sackkäse” is made from goat’s milk or sheep’s milk.

It is salty, of rather firm consistency and is called in Turkey Tulumpey Niri.

Tulumpey niri is similar used as the Sheep Cheese and is a widely used food in the Turkish Cuisine.

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