Blue STILTON Cheese

Description: 

The STILTON, is a blue cheese of the English gastronomy, and is called, “the King of Cheese” (The King of Cheeses), is the English Roquefort. It is a matured (cured) cheese.

Features:

It is made from cow’s milk to 35% fat.

It is produced in two varieties: the best known blue (blue) and white (white). Both are protected by the denomination of origin of the European Commission.

It is also consumed tender, semi-cured and cured or ripe.

Your pasta can be white or orange.

In tender cheeses, they are shaped like a drum and their pasta can crumble. To consume this cheese, it is customary to make holes in its crust and spills port or sherry. He eats with a spoon.

Cured cheeses are shaped like a drum, with a hard, thick crust that has no cracks.

Brown with grey streaks with dust spots and soft wrinkles.

Its pasta is creamy due to maturation and is ivory and near the crust is darkened and has well distributed its blue-green veins, from the center to the edges.

Smell of walnuts and its taste of sweet walnuts and fruits.

The STILTON is the blue cheese that contains the most calories.

When you go to buy the product to the supermarket you should take into account,

  • Observe that the refrigerator where the product is being exhibited is operating properly (which is cooling).
  • Observe the expiration date of the product or its expiration, which is not covered, altered, or retreaded. Choose the product with date as far as Possible.
  • Check the packaging, which is in optimal condition, not in a pinched, damaged or beaten position.

Neither with broken or discarded labels.

  • Check that the gasket is not inflated (blown), because this indicates that the product is already decomposing.
  • Buy the product at the end of the market, so that the cold chain is not interrupted.

Uses:

Blue cheeses can be consumed directly, or shredded and melted on other foods.

Storage:

Blue cheeses are conserved refrigerated at temperatures between 2-5 degrees Celsius. They are best preserved in their original wrapper and well covered. They can also freeze, although it loses flavor.

The longer they keep, the stronger the flavor becomes.

Keep dairy products away from meat, fish, vegetables and fruits in the refrigerator to avoid “cross-contamination”.

It must be remembered that the “useful life” of the product depends on its state at the time of purchase and its subsequent storage and maintenance.

Conservation:

Cool.

Duration:

4-6 weeks approx.

Tips: Remove from the refrigerator at least 30 minutes before serving to better appreciate its organoleptic qualities (flavor, texture, aroma and color).

Nutrients and properties: see Cheeses

Note: Keep well covered and refrigerated.

Periodically check the status of the product to be able to consume it in time.