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The Cheeseman – It’s Dairy Good For You!

The Cheeseman is one of Zimbabwe’s leading suppliers in dairy, cheese, deli and fish ensuring the very best brands are available throughout the country at their tastiest and freshest best! The Cheeseman distribute a large range of dairy products from milk and butter to yoghurts and fine cheese. They are passionate about offering consistently high quality, world-class goods to the local market. Cheeseman are proud distributors of Kefalos nationwide.

Dairy products are highly nutritious foods. They contain a unique ‘package of nutrients’ that are an essential part of a healthy eating plan. Milk is not easily replaceable with other foods; the substitutes are not the same. So stay healthy by adding dairy to your diet and here are some ideas and tips on how to do it.

Kick start your day with yoghurt! There are many ways to enjoy yoghurt, and not just for breakfast. Enjoy it with muesli and fresh fruit or add it to a smoothie for an energy boost. You can also freeze yoghurt and enjoy it as a snack on a hot day. Plain yoghurt also has many delicious uses. Create irresistible dips and sauces or use it to dress up a salad. You can also use it to thicken or complement soups, perfect for this chilly weather! And did you know that you can use it in baking too? In certain recipes, like cakes, yoghurt can serve as a great substitute for butter. It can help keep your baked goods moist, without all the extra fat.

Now is the perfect time to enjoy a delectable cheeseboard by a warm fireside. The Cheeseman distribute a wide range of exquisite cheese, locally made as well as imported. Cheddar, Gouda, Brie, Camembert, Blue Cheese, Edam, Chevin – these are just a few cheeses that they supply that are ideal for a cheeseboard. Go Mediterranean and enjoy an evening filled with island flavours of Feta, Halloumi and Mozzarella. Complete your cheeseboard with olives, pickles and spreads.

Cheese is extremely versatile and ideal for families. Cheesy meals are always the best meals! They are easy to prepare and loved by all. Macaroni, lasagna, pizza, cheese burgers, stuffed chicken breasts – the meal options are endless! Adding cheese to your child’s lunchbox is also a great way to keep them satisfied. Add cheese into sandwiches and burgers or even just cheese and crackers will keep anyone happy.

Adding cheese to salads gives a flavour boosts and also makes it more filling. Feta is the most common cheese to add to a salad but you could also try adding grilled halloumi, mozzarella or parmesan shavings. All you need to do is experiment!

The Cheeseman also distributes a large variety of dairy products that can be used for baking delicious treats! Milk, butter, cream and even yoghurt can all be combined with other ingredients to create a masterpiece! The icing on the cake is always the best part and what’s better than a smooth buttercream icing or chocolate ganache? Irresistible! Many desserts also call for a dairy counterpart – banoffee pie, lemon meringue, tira misu, eton mess, pavlova, cheesecake, milk tart – enjoy experimenting with new flavours and recipes.

Try out cooking with ghee. It’s butter that’s been clarified and is seen as the healthier option to butter. It’s high in Vitamin A, E and D and is a main ingredient in authentic curries. It is an ideal cooking oil, as it does not burn unless heated excessively. Give it a try today, you won’t look back!

The Cheeseman offer an extensive range of quality ice creams. Try the gourmet range made by Kefalos that come in 3 exquisite flavours – Belgian Chocolate, Hazelnut and Vanilla Bean. There are many other exciting flavours to choose from such as strawberry, banana, mint, black cherry and lots more! Ice cream is a great option for a quick dessert, or it can be combined with waffles or with a warm pudding such as apple crumble or a halva pudding. Strawberries and ice cream is always a winner when entertaining.

With 20 year’s experience, The Cheeseman brand has grown from strength to strength, supplying and distributing quality products throughout Zimbabwe. From restaurants and hotels to supermarkets and schools, you’ll find a delicious Cheeseman product at every table.

Try the fresh taste of Zimbabwe’s finest, locally produced dairy range today – all you need is a little imagination and inspiration from The Cheeseman to create many amazing meals. The Cheeseman looks forward to being on your table for for years to come.

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