Fresh cheeses are a real delicacy. Perfect for a snack or to make delicious recipes, they are extremely versatile and can be used in the preparation of savory and sweet recipes.
Fresch cheese are not subjected to curing, they have no rind or crust, their consistency can be either soft, creamy or firmer. Their peculiarity is that they have a percentage of water higher than 60%; from hence the soft texture.
The fat content varies depending on the cheese. As a general rule, unlike aged cheeses, they are light, and suitable to a diet. That's why Mozzarella, the popular fresh Italian cheese, is very appreciated by women on a diet. Yet, it's always recommended to read the nutritional values of every cheese, considering that Burrata is a fresh gourmet cheese and it's very fat!
Generally fresh cheeses have a quite mild flavor, and this is why they are often used as a vehicle for other ingredients in dis, filings, seasonings...
Fresh cheeses should be consumed by the due date indicated on the package, generally within a few days.
Here is a short list of fresh cheeses available on Sensibus: Mozzarella di bufala, Robiola, Stracchino, Burrata and more.