Make cheese at home
For making cottage cheese at home you will need a liter of milk with low fat content. Heat it to 40-50C and add to it one and a half tablespoons of calcium chloride, which can be bought at the pharmacy. Stir the milk without removing the pan from the heat – it should start setting almost immediately. After the appearance of the curd grains, remove the pan and place it in a container of cool water. Let it cool down and faster milk will separate the curds from the whey.
Then chilled the mixture strain through cheesecloth and a sieve, gently pressing it in the course of straining. You have the gauze will remain granular calcined curd, which you can add fresh cream and small amount of salt – on request. As a result you in the short term get homemade natural product, which contains quite a lot of phosphorus, calcium and digestible perfect protein.
Cottage cheese cooked with fresh home milk, ideal for strengthening weakened bones, creating a body of new cells and improve the microflora of the gastrointestinal tract.
Homemade cottage cheese is not recommended to use with individual intolerance of milk and the presence of phosphates in the kidneys.
Meals with cottage cheese
To prepare the salad with avocado, cherry tomatoes and cottage cheese, take 1 avocado, 200 grams of tomatoes, 150 grams of Chinese cabbage, the same weight of granulated cottage cheese, 2 teaspoons soy sauce, 1.5 teaspoons of balsamic vinegar, and dried oregano and red pepper to taste.
Narva hands the upper part of the cabbage leaves and fold it into the salad bowl. Clean the avocado from the skin and cut it into pieces to add to the cabbage. Then put the tomatoes cut in half, they place the cottage cheese and season salad with vinegar, sauce and spices.
If desired, balsamic vinegar can be easily replaced with fresh juice of half a lime.
To prepare potato patties with cottage cheese you will need 10 potatoes, 2 eggs, 1 egg white, 1 yolk, 150 grams of wheat flour, 300 grams of cottage cheese, 2 tablespoons of margarine, salt and sugar to taste.
Potatoes peel, boil and grate on a coarse grater. Add beaten egg white and 1 egg, salt and flour, mix all into a homogeneous mass. Roll out the potato dough on a Board sprinkled with flour, cut from it circles and brush them with egg. Put on each circle teaspoon of granulated cottage cheese mixed with sugar, salt, flour and egg yolk. Place patties on a baking sheet, greased with margarine, grease them with egg and bake at 200oC until Golden color.