It’s time to say cheese!

by Sanjeev Kapoor

They say food, clothing and shelter are the basic necessities of life, but they have missed out on ‘CHEESE’. It might sound like an exaggeration, but don’t you think cheese had made our life so much easier and better in terms of taste and convenience both. You can literally add cheese to anything and it works like magic for any recipe. And when you are out of some quick food options, you can just put some cheese on your bread slice and make an easy cheese toast for a lazy day. Nevertheless, there are a lot of cheese available all across the world each carrying a unique taste of its own like Cottage cheese, Mozzarella cheese, Pule cheese, Feta cheese and more.

So, now it’s time to Say cheese, because here are 6 cheezy-licious recipes each with a different type of cheese in it.

Paneer Fingers-

The most common and one of the top priority cheeses is the Cottage cheese/ Paneer as we Indians call it. Paneer is an indispensable part of the Indian cuisine, don’t you think? There are maximum vegetarian recipes with paneer, talk about starters, snacks, and curries; there is literally cottage cheese everywhere. And today, we have got you this amazing snack recipe with it. Try this crispy Paneer Finger recipe for your next deep-fried cravings; it’s bound to be a favourite.


Mac n Cheese Bowl-

Mac n Cheese is a very popular international recipe but we can’t wait to tell you the desi touch we have added to it. Mozarella cheese comes from Italy and is said to be one of the most delicious cheeses in the world. (Couldn’t agree more). This fusion recipe with Mac n cheese stuffing baked in the cavity of a brun pav and making it a little more extraordinary with loads of mozzarella cheese in it.


Cheddar Sausage Bread Roll-

This cheese is a favourite to the British, and it has gained popularity in India too. It is slightly expensive but totally worth it. And so is this recipe, chicken sausages stuffed into bread roundels and filled with cheddar cheese. With each bite, cheese will melt and ooze out, and leave you drooling for more. This recipe is surely a crowd pleaser and will get you loads of praises from everyone, that’s a guarantee.


Blueberry Mascarpone Pies-

Mascarpone Cheese comes from Italy and is actually an important ingredient for many Italian desserts. It’s like cream cheese, but it is softer and creamier. The best part about it is that it is used as the fresh cheese and does not undergo any fermentation processes. The decadent Blueberry Mascarpone Pies is the proof that this cheese is just made to make your desserts even better. Try it, each bite is heavenly!


Baked Cheese:

Feta cheese is a Greek cheese generally used in salads as it carries a tangy taste, Parmesan cheese is most commonly used as a condiment and is extremely flavourful and cream cheese is something which is not like all other cheese, and we have got a deadly combination of these 3 cheeses in this recipe. All three cheeses ground with some herbs, baked and served with toasted baguette slices makes this amazingly delicious Baked Cheese recipe. There is no such thing as ‘too much cheese’ and this recipe proves it

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.