Feta Cheese

Beyaz Peynir

Feta cheese was a must in my breakfasts and snacks before I came to the North America. In my first couple of months it was the thing I missed most. Finally I found some feta cheese in Oriental markets; however, those were usually expensive. Before leaving Turkey, I did not even think about making feta at home. It was plenty, and cheap.

Feta Cheese

The production of cheese dates back to 8000 BC to 3000 BC to the nomadic Central Asian tribes. Traditionally, an enzyme produced from the stomach of cows or goats is used for the production of cheese. Recently, the recombinant DNA technology is used to produced the enzyme, rennin. Continue reading “Feta Cheese”