Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: Know chalk from cheese - Hindustan Times
close_game
close_game

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: Know chalk from cheese

Mar 01, 2024 07:47 PM IST

The crackdown on non-dairy cheese is all over the news. But McDonald’s is hardly the only brand passing off a substitute for the real thing. Posh hotels do it with cream, mozzarella on cheap pizza is rarely made with milk. Have you noticed?

The cheeseburger is one of America’s greatest gastronomic achievements. It has a relatively simple filling: A patty made from minced beef and a slice of processed cheese. It is a dish that has been taken around the world by such chains as McDonald’s.

The Maharashtra government’s regulators have acted against McDonald’s for allegedly using cheese-less substitutes. (Shutterstock)
The Maharashtra government’s regulators have acted against McDonald’s for allegedly using cheese-less substitutes. (Shutterstock)
At most fast-food chains, the cheese flavour in fries comes from cheese that’s not 100 per cent dairy. (McDonald’s)
At most fast-food chains, the cheese flavour in fries comes from cheese that’s not 100 per cent dairy. (McDonald’s)
TV show host Padma Lakshmi wrote about Amul cheese in her memoir. (Shutterstock)
TV show host Padma Lakshmi wrote about Amul cheese in her memoir. (Shutterstock)
In America, Kraft has been forced to call Velveeta a “pasteurized prepared cheese product”. (Shutterstock)
In America, Kraft has been forced to call Velveeta a “pasteurized prepared cheese product”. (Shutterstock)
Real cheese is made from milk: From cows, buffaloes, goats, sheep etc. (Adobe Stock)
Real cheese is made from milk: From cows, buffaloes, goats, sheep etc. (Adobe Stock)
Catch every big hit, every wicket with Crick-it, a one stop destination for Live Scores, Match Stats, Quizzes, Polls & much more. Explore now!.

Catch your daily dose of Fashion, Taylor Swift, Health, Festivals, Travel, Relationship, Recipe and all the other Latest Lifestyle News on Hindustan Times Website and APPs.
SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Share this article
SHARE
Story Saved
Live Score
OPEN APP
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Saturday, May 25, 2024
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Follow Us On