For this week’s blogging Marathon, the theme is “Say Cheese”. The first one is simple and a popular dish. A perfect kids friendly dish. I know this is a Mexican dish but I still go with cheddar and mozzarella cheese because of kiddo’s taste preference.
I got to explore about cheese only after coming to US. While in India, I didn’t even realize there are this many cheese varieties. All I knew was Britannia and Amul cheese :-) Paneer is also very rare in our household. I grew up eating typical Brahm food.
My first awwwww moment was in Subway asking what cheese I wanted in my sub. I had no clue about cheddar, pepper jack or swiss cheese. M asked me to go with swiss and I promptly nodded my head. But foodie in me, made to read all about these cheese and their making process.
Here are the two cheese varieties that you find in my fridge. The other ones come and go on required basis.
Cheddar: Ok, coming to cheddar you have multiple varieties with in itself like mild, sharp, yellow, white etc. I usually get the mild yellow cheddar and its kiddo’s favorite. It’s from cow’s milk and one of the most consumed cheese in the world. I used them for quesadilla, any cheese toast, just as snack even.
Mozzarella: This cheese is made from buffalo milk. I usually add them in salads. Mozzarella balls with basil, tomatoes drizzled with balsamic yummmmm.
Submitting this post for Blogging Marathon #48 – A 3 day marathon for 4 weeks
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I am yet to try Quesadilla, yours looks superb…
Thanks Sindhiya.. do try
Sneha datar says
A tempting quesadilla.
Very tempting for the kids.
One of my kid’s favorite dish. Looks yummy!!
Simple and easy snack for kids and adults. Of late various types of cheese is available here too and I am slowly trying to add them into the menu :)
I will never say no to quesadillas, that to with cheese, who can resist to it.
My kids love quesadilla too and I often make them at home. Yours have come out so well.
I can never say No to this dish..very kid friendly as well..pls do link to the Kid’s delight Event..thanks
Oh yeah. sure. Totally forgot. Will do it right away. Thanks for reminding.
Sandhya Ramakrishnan says
We love quesadillas and have it frequently in our house. I also add some grilled vegetables with the cheese, though my little ones likes just the cheese ones :)
Yeah..I try to sneak in some grated carrots or zucchini too.
would love to have a bite!!! delicious quesadilla…
Vaishali Sabnani says
Ya in India we do not have much variety of cheese but I guess we all are getting aware of the different ones now and probably getting them too..you surely have to pay a huge price to get them, but I guess once in a while it’s fine.
The quesadillas look great and sinful.
Thanks. Agreed.. Its little pricey in India.
thanks for the details about Cheese Vidhya.. I never cared to read about them in detail and this post helped me to know more about it.. I must try this for LHB.. My restricting cheese for Adi due to weight issues but at the same time want to try cheese for LHB.. I bought shredded cheese twice and both was emptied by the girl but little hesitant to buy cheese now.. I even used to use cheddar cheese on omlettes for kids..
I prefer cheddar too. You can try mini baby bels or cheese sticks for LHB..
So I am pretty particular about our cheese buying becauseof rennet . I pick very few brands and that’s why only end up with cheddar. Mozzarella freshly made at whole foods is rennet free too and I do buy it for a treat . Love the salad with tomato, basil and spinach you mentioned:)
True.. This rennet thing. You know we should be either vegan or non-vegetairan. Being this vegetarian is really difficult. Recently in costco I found fish oil as one ingredient in their brand whole milk. (Omega fortified). I know we take omega3 supplements which is fish oil, but in milk???
Always a favorite. My daughter makes these in the microwave with chapati and cheese whenever she wants a quick snack.
Thats sounds like a great idea.
Love the way you wrote it :D , Even I did not have any idea of what sort of cheese to have specially in subway :P nice write up and loved your quesadilla’s :)
Wow… That looks quite yummy and pretty simple :)
Yup. As Varada mentioned below, we can even do this in roti.
Should give it a try then…
Aruna Panangipally says
While i have been Mozarella for quite some time, i fell in love with it in Italy and the way Italians used it in Panini and salads. Love the idea of a cheese quesadilla.
Thanks Aruna. I too love my mozzarella in salads.