Why is soft cheese soft and hard cheese hard?
Cheese that is stored for a long time is hard, whereas a short storage period means soft cheese, right? Wrong. Whether a cheese is hard, semi-hard or soft is all about heat, chunks and the specialist term synaeresis. This sounds complicated, but it’s actually quite simple.read more
Grilled cheese provides variety
Some rave about it, while others turn up their noses: we’re talking about grilled cheese. Right now, it’s on everyone’s lips – quite literally. People who love grilled cheese enjoy it as an alternative to meat, or alongside salad or delicious summer vegetables. It’s lactose-free and also available in vegan versions.read more
Why is ice cream not rock hard?
Most of us will have tried to make our own ice cream when we were kids. And most of us will have been disappointed by the result. It’s not that easy to make good ice cream. But there are a few secrets to getting it right.read more
The number one cheese: mozzarella
The most popular cheese in Switzerland isn’t Emmentaler, Tilsiter or Gruyère. Mozzarella beats them all, particularly in summer when people like to eat Mediterranean-style food. But it is actually an oddity among cheeses.read more
Super fit through the summer
If you're still carrying that little bit of extra winter weight, it’s high time to take action.read more
How white is milk?
That pure, white-as-snow colour of milk is nothing but an optical illusion.read more
Vitamin K is a lot more important than we think
The sometimes forgotten vitamin not only controls blood coagulation, but also activates new bone formation.read more
Vitamin D – the “sunshine” vitamin ...
... plays an important role in strengthening our bones and muscles. Vitamin D is the only vitamin our bodies can produce themselves. To do so, our skin needs direct exposure to the sun’s UVB rays.read more