Category: DYI

Irish Danes – Day 29

Some times people will try or sample their cheeses during the ageing process to see how the flavour is developing, or to see if they need more time.  Normally they would use a Cheese Iron, also known as a Trier, to take a “core sample”…

Same Vat Different Cheese or How a Scoop Made My Day.

Well it is that time of the month, where I get to make cheese.  I get to create, try new things, try to not get divorced over the mess I tend to make (my wife tends to stay out of the Kitchen when I…

The Big Move and an update on the Irish Danes-Updated

Well I have done it I have moved my blog, obviously to WordPress, now to make the first post since the move. I don’t want to go into too much details about why I moved, but I will say that the name of my…

Just the Vat Ma’am.

One question that I do not get that often, is what do you make your cheese in?  I am surprised that people do now ask me this.  They are curious to know what type of cheese I make or they want to know how…

Well it is My Birthday

In my twenties my dream job was to own my own Restaurant, now that has morphed into my own Creamery/Artisan Cheese Making place.   I know that this really wont come true for a while or ever, but one could dream. Here is something…

Mini Cheeses with Mini people

First and foremost I want to announce the birth of our daughter Chloe, she was born on 16 December 2011.  She is the proud owner of the Cheddar that I made in October.  This will be opened in December of this year.  And now…

Tis The Season for Good Cheese

Just a quick update on my cheeses. 1.   The Cheddar The Petit Fore is no more.  I had to strip the wax from the cheese because of cracks in the wax.  These cracks lead to mold forming under the wax.  I have cleaned…

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