Farmer Cheese

Farmer cheese (also farmer's cheese or farmers' cheese) refers most often to an unripened cheese made by adding rennet and bacterial starter to coagulate and acidify milk. Farmer cheese may be made from the milk of cows, sheep or goats, with each giving its own texture and flavor.

During coagulation the mixture separates into curds (solid) and whey (liquid), then the whey is drained off. Further pressing out of the moisture yields the malleable solid results of pot cheese, whilst even more pressing makes farmer cheese, which is solid, dry and crumbly. There are many kinds of farmer cheese worldwide.

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... Farmer cheese is often used for fillings in blintzes, pierogi and other foods ... It is sometimes rolled in a mixture of herbs and flavorings or wrapped in very thin slices of flavorful smoked meats ...

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