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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cottage_cheese

Origin[edit]. The first known use of the term "cottage cheese" dates back to 1831 and is believed to have originated because the simple cheese was usually made in cottages from any milk left over after making butter.

goldenagecheese.com/blog/homemade-cheese-curds/the-history-of-cottage-cheese

History Of Cottage Cheese. Back in the Mesopotamian times, they made a sour, salty cheese that dates back to the 3rd century BC. The story goes that a desert traveler discovered it accidentally after filling sheep stomach saddlebags with milk, before setting out on a journey. The hot climate and the sloshing of the bags , ...

www.britannica.com/topic/cottage-cheese

cottage cheese: Fresh, soft, unripened cheese consisting of curds of varying sizes, usually mixed with some whey or cream. It is white and mild but faintly sour in taste. ... Hard cow's-milk cheese named for the district of its origin in the southwestern county of Somerset, England. Cheddar is one of England's oldest cheeses.

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2016/02/cottage-cheese-called

Feb 29, 2016 ... As to the origin of the name “cottage cheese,” much like who first invented this variety of cheese, we can't say for sure, but we can at least point to the first known documented instance of the cheese being called this, appearing in the July of 1831 Godey's Lady's Book, Volume 3 in an article titled Country ...

cheese.com/cottage-cheese

The curd is generally washed to remove the acidity and leave a sweet taste. It is made from different types of milk with different fat levels. The term 'cottage cheese ' is believed to have originated because the cheese was generally made in cottages from milk left over, after making butter. Cottage cheese can be eaten by itself, ...

www.californiadairypressroom.com/products/cottage_cheese

A Definition. Cottage cheese is a fresh cheese with a mild, slightly acidic flavor and small curds. Cottage cheese is part of the family of fresh cheeses that are rindless and not intended to be ripened or aged in order to develop flavor. The Facts. Cottage cheese is thought to be the first cheese made in America. For centuries ...

www.livestrong.com/article/438022-facts-about-cottage-cheese

Cottage cheese is a mild-tasting, high-protein cheese curd product. Made by curdling milk and draining most of the whey, or liquid, from the solid product, cottage cheese is essentially unprocessed or raw cheese. Due to its long history and adaptability, cottage cheese is linked to a number of interesting facts.

igrow.org/livestock/dairy/cottage-cheese-facts

May 27, 2013 ... Cottage cheese is a food that is considered part of the dairy group. According to a 2010 USDA report, Americans consume approximately 600 million pounds of cottage cheese each year. It takes 100 pounds of milk to make 15 pounds of cottage cheese. The history of cottage cheese dates back to the ...

organicvalley.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/130/~/what-is-cottage-cheese%3F

Organic Valley Cottage Cheese consists of small curds of soft, white cheese that is mixed with a cream dressing. The curds are made by adding cultures to pasteurized organic skim milk. Once the cheese forms, it is cooled and cut into smooth, firm curds. The curds are heat treated and the whey is drained off. The cream ...