Fried, grilled, or baked, paneer is a great fresh cheeses to make from scratch. The delicious milky lemony flavor can be tilted to sweet or savory dishes. Paneer is a lightly pressed cheese, which makes it easy to slice, dice and plank. This is great for one important reason. Paneer doesn’t melt! This means you can cook it into crunchy forms of goodness, much like tofu, but waaaaay better. It is cheese, after all.
Fresh cheeses should be in a home cooks arsenal of recipes. They are dead simple, require just a few super market ingredients, and are highly customizable. Best of all, fresh cheeses will impress the heck out of your friends and can easily be the centerpiece of your next party.