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Cooked Cheese Around the World

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The only thing better than regular cheese is melty, oozy, perfect-for-dipping cheese. Take a virtual trip around the world and see how other cultures cook their cheese. With dishes like barbecued provolone and deep-fried paneer, you’ll have travel (and food) lust before you reach the end.

Cypress pioneered halloumi, a semi-hard, salty cheese (originally made from a blend of sheep’s and goat’s milk) during the Medieval Byzantine period. The cheese’s high melting point makes it a prime candidate for grilling — once cooked, the cheese becomes squeaky and crispy on the outside, creamy and melted on the inside.

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Photo by Diana Perez

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