News tagged with cheese

Science shows cheese can make wine taste better

A new scientific study shows that eating cheese may actually increase how much someone likes the wine they are drinking. The study, published in the October issue of the Journal of Food Science, used a new sensory evaluation ...

dateOct 19, 2016 in Other
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Edible food packaging made from milk proteins

At the grocery store, most foods—meats, breads, cheeses, snacks—come wrapped in plastic packaging. Not only does this create a lot of non-recyclable, non-biodegradable waste, but thin plastic films are not great at preventing ...

dateAug 21, 2016 in Materials Science
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Video: The science of spotting fake foods

There's not much that can top a big bowl of spaghetti and meatballs—except, of course, for what belongs on top: parmesan cheese. But, it turns out, what we're eating might not be parmesan at all—the Food and Drug Administration ...

dateAug 18, 2016 in Other
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Molecular biologist talks cheese

While many microbiologists build entire research careers around studies of a single microorganism, Rachel Dutton has taken her career in the other direction—examining collections of microbes, but with an unusual twist. ...

dateApr 22, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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What gives parmesan cheese its unique taste?

When it comes to pasta and pizza dishes, nothing beats a sprinkle of grated parmesan on top. But the flavor quality of the popular cheese can be inconsistent. Now scientists are using "molecular food engineering" to help ...

dateMar 02, 2016 in Other
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Video: Making the perfect nacho cheese

Preparations are underway for the big game on Sunday. As Super Bowl 50 draws near, football fans are stocking up on cold beverages and hot treats, including fixin's for nachos.

dateFeb 02, 2016 in Other
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