Cheese Beaufort or Beaufort is considered one of the oldest and most expensive French cheese products. It is made from high quality milk. The history of the origin and preparation of the product belongs to the harsh times of the Roman Empire. Every year the recipe for cheese was improved and its popularity fell on the 18th century.
The original name Beaufort was Wasren, which translates from French as "cow." A few years later, this type of cheese began to be called as a village at the foot of the Alps.
The mid-20th century Bosphorus was included in the list of products that are checked for authentic origin. After lengthy inspections and control procedures, Beaufort is considered to be a variety that is produced in a specific area and complies with international standards and quality standards.
Vashren cheese has an exquisite fruity aroma, a stunning taste, a smooth and resilient texture, and its color is like ivory. Popular brands of cheese: Chignin, Apremont and Chablis.
Cheese making and energy value
Features of the preparation of high-quality and authentic cheese Beaufort are that you need fresh cow's milk, it is heated to a temperature of 33 degrees. Rennet ferment is introduced into the heated milk, it curls and the mass should be heated and wrapped in linen material. The cheese product is placed under the press for twenty hours, after pressing the press for several days, the future Beaufort will stay in the salt jar in the cellar. The shelves on which there should be a jar of cheese should be made of spruce boards. The last stage of maturation of the product takes place in specialized chambers or rooms with temperatures less than 10 degrees. At this temperature, he should stay 5 months.
Knowing the caloric content of the product, you can understand how useful it is for the human body. The Department of Health of America and Russia adheres to the following indicators: 10-12 percent of calories should be protein, 30 percent fat, 58-60 percent carbohydrates.
To determine the calorie content of Beaufort cheese, we turn to the comparative table.
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In Beaufort cheese, 350 kilocalories per 100 grams. This suggests that it is very satisfying. Calcium and protein of natural origin contained in it have a positive effect on the human body. Elderly, sick and pregnant women are encouraged to use this kind of cheese to strengthen the body.
Useful and harmful properties of cheese
The head of Beaufort cheese is round and weighs from 15 to 50 kilograms. It has a pleasant taste and has a barely noticeable salty aftertaste. It is impossible to find a product that at the same time would be very satisfying, tasty and useful. Even our ancestors, when they learned to breed cows, first learned the science of making cheese. What are the beneficial properties of this variety?
- the presence of vitamins and missing minerals;
- Calcium improves the condition of the body, strengthens the nails, teeth, hair and bones;
- A naturally occurring protein helps restore and strengthen the immune system.
Harm to Beaufort can bring only if a person has an individual intolerance to the product, but this is extremely rare. It is recommended to add to the diet this type of product, but do not overdo it, since its use in large quantities can further lead to obesity.
Magnificent Beaufort - an abundance of flavors and tastes
Beaufort cut into thin slices, because of its structure on the grater, you can not rub it. It is used as an independent snack, and for the preparation of various salads, casseroles, sandwiches, pizzas, pastries. In combination with wine Beaufort reveals all its tastes and aromas.
What to cook Beaufort cheese?
This variety of cheese is not easy to cook at home, it needs endurance and patience. If they are, then go ahead and cook nourishing Beaufort with a song. Many nutritious foods are striking in their sophistication and simplicity at the same time. The best recipes from Washren: Gourmet Salad and Resht with sauce.
For Gourmet salad you will need: 1 kilogram of potatoes, half a glass of water, half a glass of wine (white), one head of fennel, 250 grams of Beaufort cheese, a bunch of radishes. The sauce consists of the following ingredients: juice of one lemon, paprika, caraway seeds, a pinch of sugar, 30 milliliters of raspberry vinegar, a glass of sunflower oil, salt and pepper to taste.
- Wash and boil the potatoes before piercing it.
- Peel and cut into slices, pour white wine.
- Wash and chop the fennel and radish.
- Crush Beaufort with a sharp knife.
- Put everything in a bowl and start cooking the sauce.
- Grind all ingredients for the sauce with a mixer. Season salad dressing.
Resht with sauce - a recipe that surprises with its simplicity and abundance of flavors. Ingredients:
- 4 potatoes;
- onion head;
- butter to taste;
- half savoy cabbage;
- 2 cloves of garlic;
- 1 egg yolk;
- 2 tablespoons of flour;
- a glass of 40 percent cream;
- 200 grams of hard cheese Beaufort;
- 1 tablespoon of white wine vinegar;
- 3 tablespoons of olive oil;
- bunch of greens.
Stages of cooking:
- Cook the potatoes in salted water until done. Clean and grate, season with spices.
- Onions and my cabbage and cut. Fry in butter until golden brown. Add the garlic.
- Mix the mixture, potatoes and egg yolk together and mix. We divide the dough into four parts and make small disks that need to be rolled in flour before frying.
- Fry on both sides on low heat in butter.
- Preparing the sauce: put the cream on the fire, add the slices of cheese, mix and bring to the state of a thick sauce.
- Resht lay out on a plate, sprinkle with herbs and pour a delicious cheese sauce.
Uncomplicated meals with nutritious foods are indispensable in any proper diet. Not surprisingly, there are many diets, in which the main product is some kind of cheese.
The best diets with the use of Beaufort
Sometimes playing sports is not enough to lose weight or simply adjust your figure. Cheese diets occupy a leading position and are extremely popular. Among them, they are particularly effective: protein (you only need to use cottage cheese, chicken breast and Vashren), wine (apples, wine and Beaufort), high protein (beef, eggs, fish, Beaufort), tomatoes (tomatoes, celery, cottage cheese and a slice of cheese ) other.
Wine diet menu (for five days)
Breakfast: boiled egg and tomato.
Snack: grated apple.
Lunch: 250 grams of low-fat cottage cheese and one cucumber.
Dinner: 200 milliliters of red wine.
Effective wine diet
With this mode, you can lose about 3-5 pounds in one or two months. These are good results, because with the rapid weight loss the body is depleted, therefore, problems with vital organs can arise.
Tomato diet will cleanse the body of toxins, improve the complexion and appearance (minus 3-4 kilograms per month).
Menu for three days
Breakfast: 200 milliliters of tomato juice, toast from rye bread.
Snack: a glass of low-fat kefir and a slice of Bosphorus cheese.
Lunch: toast and a glass of tomato juice.
Snack: 200 milliliters of kefir.
Dinner: a glass of kefir or apple juice.
During such meals, it is allowed to drink tea and coffee without sugar. It is recommended to use a large amount of pure water. Before you radically change your diet, it’s safest to consult with a therapist.