Buffalo milk offers a unique alternative to cow’s milk with a smooth, rich flavour. In terms of nutrition, buffalo milk has a higher fat and calcium content than cow’s milk. Although we often fear fat in food, milk fat contains compounds like conjugated linoleic acid (a group of fatty acids) that research is finding may actually be beneficial to our health. Although in North American culture, cow’s milk is more popular, buffalo milk is common in other parts of the world like India and Pakistan. Did you know mozzarella cheese is traditionally made from the milk of Italian water buffalo?
Today I’m going to share some ideas for enjoying the Buffalo cream cheese in your food box (aside from the obvious answer of just savouring it as a spread)!
- Use it to make a delicious creamy curry
- Incorporate it into a creamy pasta sauce
- Make tasty tangy dips like:
- Use it to add a delightful depth of flavour to baked goods like:
Let me know if you have any favourite recipes that use cream cheese!