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Cheese Style of the Day: March 26 – Fresh Cheeses


ACS CCP® Adam Burstein
is our “roving” Cheese of the Day guy at the Facebook Cheese Study Group – discussing cheeses that might not fit into one category or not enough exciting information to write about alone… not that mozzarella is boring… especially when layered with heirloom tomatoes and basil and drizzled with a reduction of Balsamic Vinegar… Here are pertinent notes on Fresh Cheeses that might appear on the ACS CCP® Exam:

Since we have a ton of cheeses to cover before the test, I will be doing a post on all the fresh cheeses.

Fresh cheeses are exactly what they sound like; cheese that is fresh, and has little to no aging. Most fresh cheese is acid set, while some do use the addition of some rennet to help with the coagulation process.

Here is a list of the cheeses you should study for the test. I will not be posting info on each cheese, since there is not a ton you need to know about each one, but it is good to study the basics of each of them just in case.

 Please note: Most fresh cheese contains lactose. As cheese ages, the lactose converts to lactic acid. To learn more about how lactose and cheese are related, please click here.

THIS JUST IN: THANKS TO THE GENEROSITY OF SO MANY IN OUR CHEESE COMMUNITY, OUR FIRST ACS CCP EXAM® HAS BEEN FULLY FUNDED!! Plus we are 50% toward funding a second scholarship for an ACS CCP® to attend the ACS Conference in Denver.

Our Facebook Cheese Study Group is raising funds to send worthy ACS CCP exam® candidates and ACS CCPs® who want to attend the 2017 ACS Conference in Denver, Cheese With Altitude. You can apply for a scholarship by clicking hereand you can contribute to the scholarship fund by clicking here. All monies raised (withe the exception of the fees charged by GoFundMe) go to the winners of the scholarship. everyone involved in the scholarship efforts is donating their time and receiving NO fees or monetary compensation… just the feeling of helping those who need our help. Complete rules and information can be found here.

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