How is blue cheese made?
To make blue cheese, cheesemakers introduce a mold to the curd before it is formed into wheels. As the cheese ages, cheesemakers insert spikes or rods into the cheese, creating veins where oxygen can flow and allow the mold to grow.
How is creamy blue cheese made?
Creamy or soft blue cheese is made by adding cream to the curd and by reducing the aging time, achieving a higher moisture content.
How is crumbly blue cheese made?
Crumbly blue cheese has less moisture and a lower percentage of butterfat. It's aged for a longer period of time, allowing the curd to become denser and crumblier. Blue cheese crumbles are an easy way to add blue cheese flavor to salads, pastas, and burgers.