Cook milk in a heavy nonaluminum saucepan over medium heat, stirring often, 6 minutes or just until bubbles appear (do not boil). Stir in semolina. Cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes or just until semolina begins to set. Stir in 1/2 cup cheese and salt and pepper to taste. If desired, whisk in up to 1/3 cup cream for desired consistency.