Category: Irish Dane

Les Fromages sont Morts – The Cheese are Dead

I know I have not posted anything for a little bit, it has been busy at my house with non-cheese related items.  I know what could be more important than cheese, my wife tells me there are other things but she…..is not a cheese fan….I know!…

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”…

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…

Two Pillows and a Havarti

On Sunday I decided to make some more cheese.  I had 14 litres of good quality milk that was just screaming to be made into a cheese, or three in this case.  I started at about 1:45 PM, normally I start about 10:00 AM,…

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…

Not a Havarti # two or The Irish Dane Identity

This is after one week in the “cave” I have started to make my Christmas presents already, and of course it is another cheese.  I tend to gift most of my cheese already, so this was a no-brainer.  I decided that given the excellent reception of…

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