Blue Dor Blue Cheese: Benefits and Recipes
relatively recently entered into the diet of Russian residents. However, in Europe this type of dairy products has long enjoyed tremendous popularity, especially among gourmets. There are several types of cheese with mold, but not all are beneficial for human health. The first variety is a product covered with white bloom (Brie, Camembert).
The second group of cheeses with red mold (Livaro, Münster) and the third type most loved by our compatriots, with a noble blue patina, Roquefort, Gorgonzola and Dor Blue. In today's article we will talk about Dor Blue cheese, which contains a rich set of minerals, and also has a pleasant taste. Disputes about its beneficial properties have long been on the lips of nutritionists and medical practitioners. We will try to understand this and describe the original recipes based on an exotic product.
Dor Blue cheese in translation means "blue gold", it began to be produced in the 20th century from the moldy fungus Penicillium roqueforti, in the small German town of Lauben.The company "Kezeray Champignon Hoffmeister", engaged in the development of an aristocratic product, strictly keeps its manufacturing technology. It is known that the recipe for blue cheese has not changed for over a hundred years.
For proper maturation of the fungus, the milk product is kept in special cellars for up to six months. In this case, the temperature and humidity in the room must strictly comply with certain standards. Due to the gradual and lengthy preparation, an oily and very delicate dairy product is obtained, which has a spicy, slightly salty flavor and a specific aroma.
In order not to evaporate all the nutritional and beneficial properties, it should be stored in a closed glass container. It is served both as an independent dish and in addition with other products: fruits, bread, nuts, salads, sandwiches, pizza, pasta, pies, etc.
Cheese Dor Blue: the benefits and composition
The main value in the composition - the presence of penicillin, which forms intricate patterns on the cheese, gives it spice and gives useful properties. In addition, it contains many amino acids, protein and trace elements that are beneficial for the functioning of internal organs.Nutritionists say that the beneficial bacteria found in cheese helps to improve intestinal motility.
In the mold are special substances that increase the production of melanin and protect our skin from harmful ultraviolet radiation. Essential amino acids and easily digestible proteins have a beneficial effect on the nervous and immune systems. According to doctors, the use of a small this product contributes to the revitalization of brain work, improve memory, get rid of insomnia and depression.
High nutritional value of the product is proven by experts. It is recommended to include in its menu to people professionally involved in sports, as well as those whose work activity is associated with heavy physical exertion. Use for anemia, joint disease and malignant tumors. However, it is worth remembering that Dor Blue cheese, whose caloric content is quite high, cannot be absorbed by people who are overweight. There are 354 kcal per 100 grams of delicacy.
Since Dor Blue cheese contains mold fungi, which adversely affect the development of the embryo, it should be excluded from the diet during the childbearing period and during breastfeeding.It is strictly forbidden to give it to young children in order to avoid the occurrence of an infectious disease called listeriosis (affects the liver, nervous and lymphatic systems). Do not recommend to consume cheese with peptic ulcer, gastritis and high pressure.
Gourmet Recipes with Dor Blue Cheese
When you want to cook something truly amazing and unusual, then the best option would be an Italian dish - risotto with porcini mushrooms and blue cheese with mold. Required components: onions, a glass of rice, porcini mushrooms (500 gr.), Dor Blue cheese (150 gr.), Two cloves of garlic, rosemary, dill.
Pre-soak the rice for half an hour, then boil it. During this time, pass the finely chopped onions, then add the chopped mushrooms, fry. At the end squeeze the garlic.
Mix the resulting ingredients: mushrooms, rice. Sprinkle with grated cheese and place in the oven for 15 minutes. In the process of baking, it is necessary to mix the dish twice so that Dor Blue is evenly distributed over all products. Just before serving, put rosemary and chopped dill.
Blue Cheese Pizza
We will need for the test: a glass of flour, one hundred grams of boiled water, a dessert spoon of baking powder, olive oil (50 gr.) And some salt.For the filling: Dor Blue cheese (100 gr.) And Mozzarella (50 gr.), As well as fresh tomatoes or pasta in the amount of five large spoons.
Knead the dough out of the indicated ingredients, roll out a thin layer and place on a pan covered with parchment. Remove the skin from the tomato (dip the vegetables in boiling water for a minute) and rub. You can use tomato paste. The second layer lay out the cheese, cut into small pieces. Place in the oven for 15 minutes at 190 C.
Chicken legs in cheese sauce
Would you like to surprise guests with original and truly delicious dish? Then we suggest using the following recipe. Purchase the following set of ingredients: Dor Blue cheese (one hundred grams), 30% cream (half a cup), a kilogram of chicken legs or a chicken leg. Spices: black and red pepper, garlic salt. Garlic can be added at discretion.
Fry chicken meat. Before that, it can be held in the marinade. In a separate container, we warm the cream, immerse the chopped cheese in them and stir thoroughly so that the mass will get a uniform consistency. Take a baking sheet, stretch the paper, grease with oil, spread the fried chicken legs and pour the cream sauce. Tomit in the oven for about 20-30 minutes.Such a dish will cause a storm of pleasant emotions and will decorate the festive table.