A group for those who make cheese to share their experiments, learnings and failures.
A person who makes cheese is called a ... Cheese Maker. I prefer the French term, Fromager.
This group is for Fromagers and Turophiles alike.
We have two "how to" instructional videos:
Latest Activity: Jul 25
My mate, Jerri Case from the New England Cheese Making Company has been kind enough to give me another feature on their blog.
The link is for my: Glasshouse Blue.
I'm proud that our BLF site and the Cheese Makers group was able to grab some international attention from the site of the "Godmother of home cheese making" (Andy's phrase, not Rikki Carrol's).
A few of us now have agreed that the choice of milk makes ALL the difference when it comes to cheese. Cheap charlie $1 litre milk: yes it makes cheese fine. However, the texture is quite different. With my fetta, I found it produced a curd that…Continue
We are running out of time for Christmas cheese making! Here's my plan:this week: make Brisbane Nutty White (Swiss) which takes 6 weeks to mature.next week: make Glasshouse Blue which takes 4 weeks to mature.next week also: make feta which…Continue
So, I've been thinking of late about different things to coat your rind with while ageing. Obviously you can wax your cheese, form a natural rind, wash your rind, use fine ash, etc but I got to thinking, could you use dried, spent coffee grounds…Continue
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