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Sainsbury's Emmental

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Brand: Sainsbury's / Type: Cheeses

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      16.03.2010 14:48
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      Good for cooking, but not much else

      I used this the other day in a recipe, so thought it would be good to review it as I have never used it before.

      I bought about 150g and I think it cost about £1.60. It doesn't have a standard price, it just goes by weight, which I thought was quite good, as I only needed a small amount so didn't want to buy a huge block anyway.

      This cheese is a swiss cheese and does have a few holes in it, not a huge amount though. It comes in a clear plastic wrapping and is a pale yellow colour.

      The texture of this cheese is quite rubbery and soft, but it was easy enough to chop into smaller chunks, and grated very quickly.

      I think the rubbery texture makes it good for cooking, I made a cheese and onion tart with it, and it came out fine, and the recipe only required 75g.

      I did taste this cheese, a I was curious and I have to say that personally I didn't like it. It's not too strong so it was fine to use for cooking, but I would never eat it by itself. It has quite a sweet taste and was creamy, but I just didn't like it, it didn't have a great deal of flavour.

      As this is a cheese it has a very high fat content, so I wouldn't recommend using it on a regular basis, but in the odd thing, I'm sure it's fine.

      Good for cooking but wasn't impressed by the taste of it on it's own.


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