About Cottage cheese
Cottage cheese is a cheese curd product with a mild flavor. Different styles of cottage cheese are made from authentic milk with different fat levels and in small or large curd preparations. Cottage cheese, which is pressed becomes the hoop cheese, farmer cheese, pot cheese, or queso blanco. Typical preparations, the cheese is only drained, but not pressed, so some whey remains. The curd is usually washed to remove acidity giving sweet curd cheese. It is never aged or colored.
Cottage cheese is always eaten straight where it is typically like the curds of the nursery rhyme food "curds and whey". It is also eaten in salads, with fruit or as an ingredient in recipes like jello salad, lasagna, and various meals. It is popular among dieters and some health food devotees.
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