Choosing cheeses for Shavuot

25.05.2012                      04.Siwan. 5772                    Tag 48 des Omer

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Choosing cheeses for Shavuot

Yellow cheeses have a bad reputation due to their high cholesterol, fat and sodium levels – but are rich in calcium and protein. How to enjoy the benefits without damaging your health.

With all due respect to commemorating the receiving of the Torah or its association with the harvest and first fruits, for most Israelis Shavuot evokes dairy products – especially cheese – and sales typically skyrocket right before the holiday. Dairy consumption is expected to soar 25% this Shavuot, according to Israel Dairy Board general manager Shaike Drori….