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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,…

Moulding The Future Of Your Cheese.

Once you have gone through the effort of making your cheese, dealing with the rennet, the culture, fussing over temperatures, then next step is to mould and press/drain your cheese.  You could spend lots of money on commercial style moulds, and there is nothing…

Keeping the Right Records

One of the most important things you can do when you are making your cheese, is keeping accurate records about your “make” and your ageing processes (also called affinage).  But why keep records of your makes in the first place?  Do you bake/cook?  If so do you make…

Monty Python and Cheese

Well here are two of my favourite things together: Monty Python and Cheese: Thanks to the Blog Wedge in the Round for this one

Cheese Resource of the Week – Cheese Making Supplies

One of the frequent questions I get asked is “Where do you get your supplies?”, well the answer is simple, the internet.  I am disappointed to say that my home town of Edmonton has little in the way of cheese making supplies.  I had to turn…

A Video Everyone in Canada who drinks milk should see this video

This is from the Freeyourmilk.ca Campaign.  We pay far too much money for Milk in this country.

Waiting and Coming up with New Resources.

Decisions, decisions, decisions.  I am trying to figure out what cheese Ishould make next.  I am hoping to getsomething made the weekend after I get back from Whitehorse.  I am suffering from cheese making withdrawaland it is weighing on my mind.  Milk is prettyexpensive…

Excuse me…Do you take requests?

I love to make cheese, I mean I really love to make cheese,no surprise there given the nature of my posts over the past year and abit.  People often ask me what I do withthe cheese I make, and for the most part I…

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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