Tip for freezing fresh cheese

freeze fresh cheese

Can you freeze fresh cheese? Yes you can. If you have bought a tub of fresh cheese that you are not going to consume, freezing it is a great alternative to preserve it and use it when you need it. Its dairy origin makes its storage delicate, but not impossible.

Fresh cheese is one of the most delicate cheeses. They can withstand low temperatures, but their texture and flavor will be affected once defrosted and not for good. However, with this in mind, today we share with you the tips to do it in the best possible way.

The steps to freeze fresh cheese are very simple as you will have time to verify. Before you get down to it, however, there are a few considerations to keep in mind. The first is that it is only advisable to freeze a product that is fresh, suitable to be consumed or used in preparations like this pasta salad. The second is that you will have to consume the cheese in a maximum term of two months.

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Tip for freezing fresh cheese
Do you want to know how to freeze fresh cheese? We share with you some tips to do it correctly and be able to use it when you need it.
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Ingredients
  • Fresh cheese
  • Absorbent kitchen paper
  • Plastic wrap, zip bag or airtight container to freeze
Preparation
  1. We remove the fresh cheese from the refrigerator and we cut into thick slices, as in the image, to later be able to remove it by portions.
  2. We place these slices on absorbent paper and we dry very well by pressing lightly to freeze it with the minimum amount of water possible so that it does not crystallize.
  3. Then we wrap each piece in plastic wrap and we put them in a container. You can also freeze it directly in an airtight bag
  4. Finally we put in the freezer and we consume it in the next two months.

 


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