Cottage cheese is an unaged, “fresh” soft white curd-type cheese made from skim milk. It can be eaten as is, or seasoned or flavoured, or used as an ingredient in cooking.
Crowdie cheese is a Scottish, low-fat, soft cheese with a mild sour taste meant to be used as a fresh cheese. It is reminiscent of cottage cheese. It is made with skimmed milk curdled with rennet. Sometimes sour cream is added. It can also be flavoured with herbs. It is sold in tubs or in…
Curd cheese is an English fresh cheese made from skim milk. It has a slight sour tang to the taste, and is not aged at all. It is often used as an ingredient in baking.
Dorset Blue Vinney is a blue cheese made in Dorset, England from skim milk. It is less moist than Stilton, but has a stronger taste and more blue veins in it.
Esrom is a semi-firm Danish Port-Salut style cheese. The rind is thin, hard and orange, feeling almost greasy. The cheese is light-yellow, and pliable, making it easy to slice. The cheese has a strong odour but mild taste.
Grana Padano cheese is a hard grating cheese that you use like Parmesan. Though less expensive, it is less well-known than Parmesan which has had better marketing. In Italy, however, Grana outsells Parmesan 10 to 1.
Parmesan cheese is a hard, highly-flavourful cheese typically used in small amounts to add flavour accents as a garnish on dishes.
Queso Blanco is a fresh Mexican cheese made from skim cow’s milk. The cheese is white, creamy, and crumbly. It doesn’t melt when heated.
Skim-milk cheese is a term used to describe cheeses made with at least some skim milk. The types of cheese that can be produced vary greatly, as does the actual interpretation of the term.