Semi Firm Cheese

semi firm cheese

There is a fine line dividing semi soft from semi firm and semi hard cheeses. and it usually depends on the aging time. As a general rule semi-firm cheeses are pressed during the production in order to remove moisture and are aged a little more than soft cheeses but less than hard cheeses. This allows them to have a firm and dense texture, and a more pungent taste than fresh cheese.

As a general rule, we can say semi-firm cheeses are pressed during the production in order to remove moisture and are aged a little more than soft cheeses but less than hard cheeses. This allows them to have a firm and dense texture, and a more pungent taste than fresh cheese.

How long does semi soft cheese last?

Semi-firm cheese tend to have a longer shelf life than soft and fresh cheeses, of course. Some of them can last about 1-2 months in the refrigerator, and 3-4 weeks once opened. 

Some semi firm cheese examples

Fontina, Gruyere, Taleggio, Appenzeller are just some examples of semi firm cheeses. Yet, the world is full of amazing cheeses that every respectful cheese lover should know. Find your favorite one!

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