Who doesn’t love cheese? And more specifically, who doesn’t love cheese when it becomes the main ingredient in an amazing Latin recipe?

We’ve compiled a list of our favorite cheese recipes in honor of the National Cheese Lover’s Day, which is celebrated every January 20 in the United States.

We would love to share it with you, so here it is!

Cheese Souffle

Patagonian Cheese Soufflé

The soufflé is a preparation based on egg yolks and egg whites mixed with other ingredients, and can be sweet or salty. Technically it would be the same preparation as a Béchamel or White Sauce, and then you sould add beaten egg yolks and egg whites beaten until stiff.

This particular recipe is a cheese souffle, but you could make chocolate, lemon, banana soufflés, among other flavors.

With all the ingredients well incorporated, the main goal is getting the cheese soufflé to swell in the oven until it almost doubles its size, and to keep it that way as long as possible once is out of the oven.

Souffle is a great way to eat cheese. It’s fun, different, and above all, DELICIOUS.

So, surprise your loved ones with this amazing recipe, their palates will thank you forever.

Chorizo Queso Fundido

Chorizo Queso Fundido

Everyone needs a good sauce to dip in to be happy, and what’s better than a sauce made with melted cheese and chopped red chorizo? It doesn’t get more Latin than that!

This one called Chorizo Queso Fundido (Melted cheese and chorizo, in English) is an amazing option for your Superbowl Sunday, any dinner party, a get together with friends, to spoil your partner during movie night or just to enjoy by yourself.

You just need some crackers or tortilla chips, and it’s on!

Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Grilled Cheese Sandwich

The wonder of sandwiches is that they can be made of almost every ingredient known to man kind so far. Obviously, this includes cheese.

We’ve seen pretty much every type of cheese being used to make a grilled sandwich, for example blue cheese, feta cheese, goat cheese, Havarti cheese, swiss cheese, the famous cheddar cheese, provolone, pepper jack, american cheese… well, you know the deal.

Our recipe for the classic American grilled cheese sandwich has a Latin twist on it. Go try it out!

What’s the secret to make a perfect grilled cheese sanwich? There are many, and each vary according to the chef. But overall, the main advice would be to have a high quality cheese at home and a soft butter to spread on the outside of the bread before grilling, because it adds flavor and enhances the ability of bread to crisp up when grilled.

Cheese Savarin

Cheese Savarin

This recipe is basically a cheese souffle with flour made in a Savarin or or bundt cake mold.

The Savarin is a mold that is used to mold rice and cold timbales, also perfect for baking donut-shaped biscuits or for making jellies!

What is the difference between a Savarin mold and an ordinary cake mold?

This crown-shaped cake has been one of the most appreciated cakes in France for more than 150 years, and is named after the famous French gourmet chef Jean-Anthelme Brilat-Savarin.

The peculiarity is that it has a hole in the center which allows more wall surface area to transfer heat to the dough, leading to a faster and more efficient baking.

Fried Brie with Greens

Fried Brie with Greens

I mean, come on, fried cheese…it could never fail! Of course, this is a special type of fried cheese, because we have brie cheese as a main ingredient.

We all know that brie is a controversial cheese, and opinions are always black and white: you love it, or you hate it. Happily, we loooove it! So here we share with you our recipe and tell you the main things you need to know about this delicacy.

Brie cheese is a traditional French cheese, which is made from raw cow’s milk and is classified among soft cheeses, very similar to camembert cheese. There are references about this cheese from the time of the Emperor Charlemagne.

The denomination of brie cheese refers to a small area near the Ile-de-France in the Champagne region, where this cheese is produced and bears the same name.

Fame and consecration of brie cheese as “king of French cheeses” arose in 1814. During that year, brie was the cheese of choice during a dinner organized by Talleyrand at the Congress of Vienna, in which each of the 30 ambassadors in attendance had to bring a cheese of their choice and everyone voted their favorite.

Brie cheese can be eaten both as an appetizer or as a dessert, and both alone or in combination with other ingredients, such as olives, cherry tomatoes, dried fruits like plum, among others. It is also excellent on top of a toast, in sandwiches, or melted on meats.

Which one of these recipes are you choosing to celebrate National Cheese Lovers Day?

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