When the heat arrives, you always crave refreshing and quick-to-prepare foods. Easily digestible foods are often preferred and cheeses are not exactly ideal in this sense. Yet there is one that goes perfectly with many recipes summer.
Here is which cheese is best suited for the summer and 3 valid reasons to eat it.
The Greek feta
This semi-hard white cheese has been produced in Greece since ancient times. It is even mentioned in Homer’s Odyssey. It is prepared with sheep’s milk and rennet, but sometimes it can also contain goat’s milk.
1 – Easy digestibility
The feta it is preserved in brine and this greatly affects its composition.
In fact it contains a high percentage of water and a low percentage of lactose. This makes it a cheese also suitable for people who have a slight lactose intolerance.
However, this low lactose rate is what makes it highly digestible.
2 – Versatility
Feta can be eaten both fresh and cooked. The traditional Greek recipe with this cheese is the Greek salad, consisting of cucumbers, tomatoes, olives, onions, peppers and feta.
However, fresh it can be used in many ways, for example to dress a rice salad, to make excellent croutons and to make vegetable skewers.
Alternatively you can cook and use it to gratin timbales and vegetables in the oven, or you can make cubes of feta, pass them in the batter and fry them.
3 – Cheese rich in beneficial properties
First of all, even if produced industrially, feta does not contain preservatives, because it is preserved in brine. That said, it contains live lactic ferments, which are truly a cure-all for our body. It is also very rich in iron, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, riboflavin and taurine.
In short, here is the most suitable cheese for the summer and 3 valid reasons to eat it.
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