Entertainment How Well Do You Really Know Your Cheeses? NewsHero January 3, 2021 Food · Posted 42 minutes ago American cheese is made from a blend of other natural cheeses. It’s creamy and easy to melt. Why is it blue? Well, it’s made with the cultures of the mold Penicillium. It has a sharp, distinct smell and flavor. Specifically, this is fresh mozzarella! It can be made with cow’s milk or milk from water buffalo. Havarti is a semi-soft table cheese that can be sliced, melted, or grilled. Brie is a soft French cheese that is often baked and used in dips and desserts. Limburger is a semi-soft cheese that is known for its pungent odor. Despite its smell, it has a fairly mild taste. Comté is a semi-hard French cheese made from unpasteurized cow’s milk. Colby-Jack is a combination of Colby and Monterey Jack cheeses. It melts well and is often used in grilled cheese sandwiches. Jarlsberg is a mild cheese with large holes. Ricotta is a versatile Italian whey cheese that you works in pasta dishes and desserts. Camembert is a French cheese that becomes softer with age. Tasty Get all the best Tasty recipes in your inbox! Sign up for the Tasty newsletter today!