Culinary delight – not normally two words one would associate with cottage cheese. But, just in time for summer, Friendship Dairies (From USA) is introducing inventive mix-ins and recipes that demonstrate how easy it is to turn a wholesome snack into just that. Healthy, creative and delicious, these fresh ideas showcase the scrumptious versatility of cottage cheese.
With these new mix-in ideas and recipes, Friendship Dairies elevates cottage cheese to a must-have staple for on-the-go snacks and tasty, wholesome meals, rather than something reserved for dieters, typically eaten on a piece of cardboard! With these recipes consumers can think of the humble cheese as an adaptable and surprising base ingredient as well as a great source of nutrition.
Try these for size…
Granola Glee features pumpkin seeds, dried cranberries, granola and real maple syrup for a fresh take that challenges traditional granola combinations. Perfect for breakfast.
Waikiki Delight is a delectable combination of dried pineapple, unsweetened coconut flakes, chopped toasted macadamia nuts and crystallized or candied ginger.
Instant Wasabi combines crispy onions with wasabi peas to become a crunchy snack with a spicy twist. A saucey afternoon pick-me-up.
The Everything Bagel combines toasted dried onion, dried garlic flakes, sesame seeds, caraway seeds, poppy seeds and flaky sea salt for a savoury, crunchy little-bit-of-everything topping for when mixed with cottage cheese. Great for topping bagels, toast, even rice cakes.
Savoury Summer features crumbled bacon, chopped cherry tomatoes, diced avocado, chopped red onion, fresh basil, a squeeze of lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil. That’s lunch sorted.
Strawberry Decadence includes graham cracker crumbs, sliced fresh strawberries and shaved chocolate curls. If you're need of a guilt-free indulgence.
Now you have to admit, this DOES make cottage cheese seem more exciting!
They have also created a range of recipes incorporating cottage cheese which can be found at http://www.friendshipdairies.com/recipes/recipes.html If the toppings are anything to go by, these could be worth a look.