What is blue cheese?
Blue cheese is a semi-soft cheese, loose texture, easy to melt, but the most fragile. The latter is the reason people use more drops of cheese. Traditional drops of blue cheese, crustless, white mother with blue mold, its taste than white mold cheese to appear strong and spicy, very exciting.
Blue cheese, with more than two thousand years of history, the breeding of penicillium cheese makes a beautiful blue pattern, but this time the cheese can also be eaten. Unlike other cheese varieties, blue cheese matures outward from the center.
The invention of blue cheese legend:
A desperate cheese maker tosses half-eaten rye bread into the cheese pail, and after several weeks or months he comes back and discovers that the mold buns on the bread have been transferred to the cheese, and this daring pioneer has no direct Throw away the cheese, but choose to taste, so, blue cheese came out.
Blue cheese unique mold pattern is another part of the cheese production process. Because blue mold (a fungus) requires plenty of oxygen, the entire cheese is filled with needles so that the air can enter the interior of the cheese. This method can make the inside and outside of the cheese can form a blue moldy.
Blue cheese mold fungus safe?
The number of microorganisms around us is huge. The number of microorganisms carried by the human body itself is 10 times that of human cells, and the number of genes is more than 100 times that of human beings. It is precisely because of the presence of a large number of microorganisms that our people can live well.
The vast majority of microorganisms in nature live in peace with others, unrelated to each other. Only a very small number of people are ill and there are very few other people whose metabolites are consumed by humans.
For example, yellow rice wine contains molds such as Rhizopus; the most famous Maotai and other solid-state fermented white spirits generally have several types of molds involved in fermentation; the more famous southern fermented rice is mainly fermented by Rhizopus. All kinds of sauce is fermented by wild molds; traditional fermentation of stinky tofu has mold involved. In addition, milks are also involved in the dairy products in northern China and Tibet.
Long-term research fermented, mold fermented foods may also have some health functions.
So mold fermented food is safe.
Tips: penicillin allergy can eat blue cheese it?
1 Penicillium has many subspecies, not all penicillin will produce penicillin
2. Under different conditions, the metabolism of penicillin is also different. In cheese production conditions, the environment humidity, temperature, oxygen, etc. may not meet the mildew penicillin production conditions.
How to eat Blue cheese ?
1. Pears and apples are usually better served with blue cheese.
2. Make a salad, cut the cheese into small pieces, or grind it with salad.
3. Blue cheese + bread + wine the simplest, most traditional, but also the most perfect combination.
4. To make cheese sandwich, the practice is simple: clip ham, ah, what fresh vegetables.