Month: January 2014

My Press-ious – My Early Birthday Present.

My Birthday is coming up, so like any self-respecting home cheese maker, upgraded some equipment. What should I do?  Well my wife and kids decided that I am not that great at making presses so it was time for me to get a proper…

Tenth Time’s A Charm – Finally Cracked The Little Squirrels!

Anyone who has followed this site knows that I have worked on my “Little Squirrel” Semi-Lactic cheese, for almost two years now.  I think that after countless litres of milk, several ounces of cultures and molds, the tenth version has met the bill!  I…

Two for Taleggio Part I: The First Cheese Making of 2014

I admit it, I was spoiled at Christmas this year, a Cheese Trier, new moulds spruce bark straps the list could go on….but really it doesn’t.  I have a great family that puts up with my cheese making, so much so that when I…

Getting To The Core Of Things – Josef Part III

In late July, early August I set about making a cheese in honour of my late Grandfather Josef, which was documented in “Part I – In An Alpine State Of Mind” and in “Part II – It will All Come Out In The Wash“,…

Last Cheese Making of 2013, The YEGmental – Part 1

A little over a year ago, Rick from Explorations With Sailor Rick, and I ventured out to Smoky Valley Artisan/Goat Cheese to make cheese with Leslie and Alex.  We were making a batch of Emmental, with hopes that it would be ready for market…

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