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Topic # 95518 6-Jan-2012 16:02
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Any one tried making cheese at home? Any geek tips?

Just started with some cream cheese, but thinking of "graduating" to mozzarella as these are my favourite ones.

 




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  Reply # 565438 6-Jan-2012 17:12
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Simplest one I've attempted is dumping a fuller-fat yogurt into a muslin cloth, and letting the gunk drain out overnight, resulting in a quite soft cream-style cheese. Great for stuffing cannelloni tubes :-)

I've been tempted to try those cheese-making kits for the Camembert style cheeses. Should have asked for one of those kits for Xmas ....




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  Reply # 565479 6-Jan-2012 19:14
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my wife has made panneer (Indian style cheese). Fantastic with spicy onion, tomato, chili relish.

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  Reply # 565608 7-Jan-2012 01:17
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I did a one day course run by "The Over the Moon Cheese Company" a couple of years back. Was great. They also sell starters - cultures - for a wide range of cheeses. Cream cheese and mascarpone and yoghurt especially are easy and excellent. Ricotta also nice and easy. Halloumi a bit more tricky and I have tried several Mozzy recipes before we now get it pretty good. Hard cheeses need much more work!

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