How do they smoke cheese?
Some lesser quality smoked cheeses are cured with smoke flavoring or liquid smoke but a true smoked cheese goes through a cold or hot smoke process.
The cold smoke method involves smoking chunks of cheese in a smoker for a few hours at a time.
Cheese chunks should be relatively small, like a pound or less.
How long do you smoke cheese?
Turn the cheese every 30 minutes for even exposure to the smoke on all sides. Smoke your cheese for 2 to 4 hours. Maintain light, constant smoke. Use a smoking device, or add pellets or wood chips at regular intervals to maintain a steady stream of smoke.
What is the best cheese to smoke?
The Best Types of Cheese to Use for Cold Smoking
Blue Cheese, Gouda, Cheddar, Brie, and Swiss are all examples for cheeses that taste great when smoked and have high melting points. Parmesan is not recommended as the flavor of smoked parmesan can be quite pungent and unappealing.
How do you smoke cheese in an electric smoker?
How to Make Smoked Cheddar Cheese in a Big Chief Electric Smoker