Posts Tagged ‘Cheesemaking’

Cheesemaking – what to do with all that whey?

You’ve conquered your demons and made cheese- good for you!!  (If you haven’t yet made cheese, join one of our classes in SF & Oakland or check out our home cheesemaking kits – you won’t regret it).  Now you find yourself with a pound of delicious homemade cheese and three quarts of whey!  What to… more

June 11th, 2013 | 62 Comments | Tags:

Cheese and Culture: A History of Cheese and Its Place in Western Civilization by Paul Kindstedt

Our absolutely favorite cheese-loving book! Behind every traditional type of cheese there is a fascinating story. By examining the role of the cheesemaker throughout world history and by understanding a few basic principles of cheese science and technology, we can see how different cheeses have been shaped by and tailored to their surrounding environment, as… more

Can It, Bottle It, Smoke It

An beautifully delicious DIY food gem from SF chef/DIY mistress Karen Solomon. Have you ever wanted to . . .  Bottle your own soda? Press your own tofu? Smoke your own cheese? Boil your own bagels? Ferment your own miso? Can your own tomatoes? Roast your own coffee? Can It, Bottle It, Smoke It walks you… more

Red Cheese Wax – 1lb

Cheese Wax is especially made for coating cheeses. It helps prevent unwanted mold growth while retaining moisture in the aging cheese. This wax is pliable and will not become brittle as will pure paraffin wax. CONTAINS: A formulation of paraffin and microcrystalline wax, food grade coloring YIELD: One pound will wax approximately 12-20 cheeses when… more

Basic Cheesemaking Kit

If you are a beginner cheese maker then this is the kit for you!!! This kit makes eight delicious, homemade cheeses: Farmhouse Cheddar, Gouda, Monterey Jack, Feta, Cottage Cheese, Colby, Parmesan and Ricotta.

Home Cheesemaking – by Ricki Carroll

The classic home cheese making primer has been updated and revised to reflect the increased interest in artisanal-quality cheeses and the availability of cheese making supplies and equipment. Here are 85 recipes for cheeses and other dairy products that require basic cheese making techniques and the freshest of ingredients, offering the satisfaction of turning out… more

Cheesemaking: Self-Sufficiency by Rita Ash

You do not need to be scientifically trained or an accomplished cook to make cheese at home. The information here covers every aspect of cheesemaking at home, including the tools and equipment needed and basic recipes and advice on setting up a small cheese making business. Rita Ash shows just how simple it is to… more

Fresh French Goat Cheese Kit for Beginners

The perfect beginner kit for making cheeses with delicious goat milk!!!! Includes recipes for Chevre, Fresh French Style Goat Cheese and Lactic Cheese.

30-Minute Mozzarella & Ricotta Kit

This starter kit contains enough ingredients to make 30 one-pound batches of mozzarella using a simple recipe! Don’t worry – you don’t have to make it all at once; the kit will store for about 2 years in your freezer. You can also make soft, luxurious ricotta!