Beyaz peynir

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Beyaz peynir
Kintra o originTurkey
Soorce o milkSheep, goat, or cow milk
PasteurisedDepends on variety
TexturDepends on variety

Beyaz peynir[1] Turkis pronunciation: [beˈjaz pejniɾ] (meanin "white cheese" in Turkish) is a brine cheese produced frae unpasteurised sheep, cow or goat milk. The cheese haes a slichtly grainy appearance an is seemilar tae feta, sirene an other Balkan white cheeses. Vegetable rennet is addit tae the sheep's milk as a clottin agent.[2] Once the curds are produced, thay are pressit, choppit, an strainit afore bein cut intae blocks that are saltit an placit in a brine solution for approximately sax month.[3]

Beyaz peynir is produced in a variety o styles, rangin frae non-maturit cheese curds tae a quite strang matur version. It is eaten plain, for example as pairt o the tradeetional Turkis breakfast, uised in salads, an incorporatit intae cuiked fuids sic as menemen, börek, gözleme an pide.

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  1. Y. H. Hui; E. Özgül Evranuz (14 Mey 2012). Handbook of Animal-Based Fermented Food and Beverage Technology, Second Edition. CRC Press. pp. 364–. ISBN 978-1-4398-5022-0.
  2. Ghillie Basan, Classic Turkish Cookery, I.B.Tauris, 1997, 224 p. (ISBN 9781860640117), p. 26
  3. "Beyaz Peynir". Archived frae the original on 24 Januar 2017. Retrieved 24 Januar 2017.