Tag: Caerphilly

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…

Sorry For My Abesence, But I’m Back & I Brought Cheese.

I am sorry that I have not been posting much of anything lately. I have several half written posts, that I am still working on. I have been making cheese when I can and I tried my hand at making thistle rennet. This and…

A Caerphilly Before Its Time

It has been a little over a month since I made my latest Caerphilly, it was for my Mother’s visit this weekend and the time was upon us to open it up to see the results.  I did make some changes from the last…

The Would Be Cheese Plate – Update on various cheeses

I was debating about creating a separate post for each of these cheeses, but I figured it would be easier to combine the post and give you something to look at.  Besides nothing is really ready to open, except…. Reblochon at 71 Days Now…

Getting Back To My Cheese Making Roots with Caerphilly #6

I have made several types of cheese that have been out of my “wheel house” so to speak, I felt that it was time to get back to my cheese making roots so to speak.  It was time to make Caerphilly again.  It did…

First Official Weekend as a Cheese Maker at Smoky Valley Artisan Cheese!

This past weekend I took my first steps on my journey as a “Professional” Cheese Maker, and spent two days making cheese an hour outside of Edmonton at Smoky Valley Artisan Cheese.  Saturday was a semi-firm cheese day and Sunday was a Brie day…

Cheddar vs Caerphilly – Round 1…Fight! December Challenge Favourites

Once again life got in the way of posting this on time, but after pouring though several different posts, we have come up with our favourite posts for Caerphilly/Farmhouse Cheddar Challenge.

Cheesepalooza Challenge #5 or These are the Caerphilly of our lives

We have all reached the point in Cheesepalooza where we have entered the land of making Aged Cheeses. Some of them will take several months to age before you will get a decent cheese, but others will be ready in a matter of weeks. …

Smoky Valley Thanksgiving Cheese Adventure

Well better late than never should be the title of this post or Ian gets to play cheese maker part II, but in reality it is Addie, Diana and my Excellent Cheese Adventure or bringing Callingwood into existence.  It was a cool morning when…

The Caerphilly Caper

If I was asked what my favorite cheese is, about 5 years ago I would have to say Cheddar.  I know how pedestrian! Well now I have several cheeses that rank in my top 5 cheeses.  Right near the top has to be Caerphilly,…

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