Alpine Cheese

Making a hard cheese no harder than making a soft cheese.  In fact the process of making a hard cheese is just a variation on the basic recipe for soft cheese curds.  What distinguishes a hard cheese from a soft

Alpine Cheese

Making a hard cheese no harder than making a soft cheese.  In fact the process of making a hard cheese is just a variation on the basic recipe for soft cheese curds.  What distinguishes a hard cheese from a soft

Ricotta

Whey may well be the origin of the word ‘waste’, for so much leftover whey is tragically wasted.  As a cheesemaker, you’ll be faced with endless amounts of it: take one gallon of milk and make it into cheese, and

Ricotta

Whey may well be the origin of the word ‘waste’, for so much leftover whey is tragically wasted.  As a cheesemaker, you’ll be faced with endless amounts of it: take one gallon of milk and make it into cheese, and

Chevre

If you’ve got some goat milk, you’ll be shocked at how little effort is needed to turn goat milk into chevre. Chevre takes about two days to make. But for most of that time, the cheese is making itself in

Chevre

If you’ve got some goat milk, you’ll be shocked at how little effort is needed to turn goat milk into chevre. Chevre takes about two days to make. But for most of that time, the cheese is making itself in

Squeaky Cheese Curds

Squeaky cheese curds are a symbol of the distinctiveness of Quebecois culture. Quebecois squeaky cheese curds are vastly different from the fresh cheese curds found in English parts of North America.    Curds found everywhere else are produced by the cheddaring

Squeaky Cheese Curds

Squeaky cheese curds are a symbol of the distinctiveness of Quebecois culture. Quebecois squeaky cheese curds are vastly different from the fresh cheese curds found in English parts of North America.    Curds found everywhere else are produced by the cheddaring

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Yogourt, yogurt, yoghurt!

Nothing’s more nourishing than a bowlful of warm yogourt.  Yes, warm yogourt.  Fresh from the oven.  Where you incubated the yogourt. There are many similarities between bread-baking and cheese-making:  in yogourt-making the similarities are most striking.  To make yogourt, yogourt

nice curd!

Yogourt, yogurt, yoghurt!

Nothing’s more nourishing than a bowlful of warm yogourt.  Yes, warm yogourt.  Fresh from the oven.  Where you incubated the yogourt. There are many similarities between bread-baking and cheese-making:  in yogourt-making the similarities are most striking.  To make yogourt, yogourt

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Creme Fraiche

Creme fraiche is another one of those delectable dairy products that is almost completely unknown in North America.  Ask any expat frenchmen what food they miss most in Canada, and they’ll be brought to tears by its absence. They’ll have

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Creme Fraiche

Creme fraiche is another one of those delectable dairy products that is almost completely unknown in North America.  Ask any expat frenchmen what food they miss most in Canada, and they’ll be brought to tears by its absence. They’ll have

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Peaceful Dream Cheese in Olive Oil

A distinctly Mediterranean method of preserving cheese, ageing cheese in olive oil makes the most creamy and delectable dream cheese even dreamier… Here’s how it works:  Freshly hung and salted dream cheese is rolled into small balls by hand.  These balls

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Peaceful Dream Cheese in Olive Oil

A distinctly Mediterranean method of preserving cheese, ageing cheese in olive oil makes the most creamy and delectable dream cheese even dreamier… Here’s how it works:  Freshly hung and salted dream cheese is rolled into small balls by hand.  These balls