Category Archives: Cheesemaking

*happy sigh* Back to the kitchen..

So this weekend, I was finally able to get back into the kitchen and make some cheese. I decided to go exotic with quark.  It’s a creamy german cheese that is somewhat like a cream cheese and yogurt mix. It’s … Continue reading

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Too Much Cheese: Part 2

Based on my previously documented plethora of cheese, I decided that the next meal delivery device could only be Macaroni and Cheese. I put the ricotta, the goat, and a little bit of cheddar in it. It was a strange … Continue reading

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The chèvre is ready for its close up!

So, the goat cheese has chilled, and I seasoned it with some salt and pepper. It is *SO* good. It’s very creamy, almost like a thick yogurt. The powdered goat milk worked out great! It’s got a slightly more subtle … Continue reading

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More Homemade Cheese: Fresh Chèvre Edition

So part two of my cheese making binge last night was to start up some fresh chèvre (goat cheese) before I went to bed. I’ve made a much simpler recipe before.. even posted about it. This actually required me doing … Continue reading

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Homemade Whole Milk Ricotta: The Saga Continues..

So, I decided the cheese was drained enough. I salted and peppered it (as I typically don’t remember to do).. and then gave it a try. Keep in mind, I typically enjoy when combined with other foods. I’m not a … Continue reading

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Ricotta: Why did I not know this was so easy to make??

I’ve been living the high life lately, as a woman of leisure. Sadly, on the 27th this will all end as I go back to work. I figured a celebratory trip to the cheese making shop in Woodland Hills was … Continue reading

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Fresh Mozzarella – The Impatient Cheesemaker’s Best Friend

I broke out my cheese making supplies today. I made a nice fresh mozzarella, which is SUPER simple to make.  You start with a gallon of  pasteurized whole milk (unpasteurized if you have a cow). Be sure not to get … Continue reading

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