Tag: cheesemaking

Blue Cheese #4 – The Great Deceiver, or One Cheese Does Not Make A Success!

I am in the weeds here folks!  I’ve tried to make a lactic blue cheese, with varying success.  The first was a salt lick but looked pretty, the second didn’t even get any blue on it, but looked pretty as well.  The third and…

Alberta Cheese Adventure – Grande Prairie Cheese Making Workshop 2015

Earlier this year I have the pleasure of going up to Grande Prairie Alberta to teach an Introduction to Cheese Making Class, it was a great experience for both the participants and myself. So much so that I have been asked, and I said…

9 More Join The Fellowship Of Cheese Making!

It was a cold and cheese full day last Saturday in Edmonton, when 9 more people joined the “Fellowship of Cheese Making.”  It was -28 degrees Celsius  (-18 Fahrenheit) at the start of the day, but it warmed up to a balmy -23C by the…

It Took Ten Thousand Villages To Raise This Cheese!

Over the past few years I have received several emails asking me to review products, everything from beef jerky to cars.  I tend to ignore most of them as they don’t have anything to do with cheese, but when I was sent an email…

November 22 Camembert Class – Thank You Blush Lane Organic Market!

As you may or may not know, I have taught Introduction To Cheese Making Classes for Metro Continuing Education in Edmonton.  Yesterday I had the pleasure of teaching my first “Advanced” class, Camembert.  I always talk about how the quality milk is important and…

Inching Closer To the Blue Side!

I have been pestered…er…asked for a few years now to make Blue Cheese, as you know I have resisted until recently.  My first attempt was nice and blue, but a salt-lick. My second attempt resulted in some pretty looking cheeses, but no blue in…

The Road To Cheesetopia!

I am often asked why I make cheese, to which I answer “why not?” I know that is not much of an answer, but neither is “It makes me happy.” The truth of is, I am not sure why I make cheese other than…

CamemBrains and Fromage Blanc

For the last few weeks I have been busy preparing for Cheese Making Classes and making some cheese for my wife.  I know…My wife requested some cheese for a meeting she was going to.  I was quite happy to make it for her. But more…

How’s Your Cheese Cred?

I was having a conversation with a cheese making friend a few months ago and he mention that he wanted to increase his “Cheese Cred”. At the time this made me laugh, as I had never thought of one’s Cheese Credibility, a riff on…

Wordless Wednesday – Rafting

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