Cheese Making Book Review – “200 Easy Homemade Cheese Recipes, 2nd Edition”

Most people I have come across in the cheese making world have heard of Debra Amrein-Boyes’ book “200 Easy Homemade Cheese Recipes”, it was one of the first books I read when I started making cheese.   In September of this year an updated second edition was released with some new information including a new trouble shooting guide and a few more.  It was a freezing night when the courier dropped off my package and I could not wait to start reading this new book.IMG_1795 (more…)


Want to make cheese but don’t know how? Keep Calm & Get This eBook!

Keep Calm and Make Cheese v4Do you want to learn how to make cheese at home?  Are you having problems trying to pick a book to use as your beginner book?  Well keep calm and get the eBook by Gavin Webber from and, called “Keep Calm and Make Cheese: The Beginners Guide to Making Cheese at Home” (more…)

Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking By Gianaclis Caldwell: Perfection in Paperback

I collect information.  Yes I said it I collect information.  I am not a person who collects information to crush my enemies; wait I do try to crush the evil Mozzarella Monkey, but that is another story.  I try to collect information about things that really interest me, nothing quite peaks my interest like the knowing that there is a new Cheese Making book on the shelves of my local library or bookstore.  I usually borrow them, read them, and then decide on whether they are a “buy” or make notes and return.  There have been many in the return group and only a few in the buy.  I have come across my very first “Must Have” and I wanted to share it with you.  The book is called “Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking:  The Ultimate Guide for Home-Scale and Market Producers” by Gianaclis Caldwell ( published by Chelsea Green PublishingMastering Artisan Cheese Making cover