Neufchatel originated in Normandy France. It is a very soft, spreadable cheese similar to cream cheese. It differs from true cream cheese because it is made from whole milk and not cream. Neufchatel can be molded into many shapes and is traditionally molded in a heart shape. However, in North America it is more commonly found in a brick form. This cheese tastes great on a toasted bagel.
Recipe for Bulgarian Feta Cheese can use goat or cow's milk.
Recipe for making homemade blue cheese that is made using curds from farmer's cheese and a just a teaspoon of Saga blue cheese to use as the inoculum.
Recipe uses nettles for a natural thickener or use rennet tablets.
Here are two recipes for a substitute for mascarpone cheese. The whole milk produces a luscious light cheese. The tangy flavor is ideal with a sprinkling of chopped chives or seasoned pepper on appetizer crackers, or with toast and berry jam for breakfast.
Alternately, the whipping cream version makes a velvety, cool tasting cheese comparable to the Italian mascarpone. Serve it ...