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.
We have two "how to" instructional videos:
Latest Activity: on Thursday
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).
Ok, so after my second attempt at mozzarella, and second failure, I thought it might be good to share the experiences with failures and possible repurposing of the results.My first failed mozzarella turned in to a semi-reasonable haloumi, and was…Continue
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
Hi folks. Just wondering what equipment/setup you all use to get the right temperature when making your cheeses?So far I've just been using the waterbath method, using two polycarb tubs, a thermometer and a pot of simmering water on the stove to…Continue
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