Sodium citrate

Is a moderately expensive substance to buy. But why would you buy some anyway? Because you can turn any cheese into melty cheese. How’d you like a slab of “processed cheese” that melts just like those cheese slices, but it’s made from an actual cheese? Sodium citrate does it. It’s also used in molecular gastronomy, […]

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Velveeta

Now that I have your attention…. here’s how to make a home made version of Velveeta, only from actual cheese! 1/4 ounce packet unflavoured gelatin 6 tablespoons powdered milk 1 cup (240ml) boiling water 1 pound (16oz/450g) shredded cheese Line a loaf pan with plastic wrap. Put gelatin and powdered milk into a blender. Add […]

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Cheese straws and obesity

You should make this recipe as soon as possible, because it is that awesome. But I will identify why I think this sheds some interesting light on the obesity problem: Cheese Straws 1 1/2 cups (about 6 ounces) grated extra-sharp Cheddar cheese 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick or 2 ounces) unsalted butter, softened and cut into […]

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