Equipment for Simple Cheese Making
- Stainless steel or enamel pot (NO aluminum)
- Slotted spoon
- Cheesecloth or linen cloth (NOT painting cheesecloth)
⇒Tablet vs. liquid: use liquid. The tablets yield inconsistent, at best, results.⇐
⇒Vinegar, citric acid, lemon juice, buttermilk⇐
⇒Thermophilic or mesophilic culture⇐
⇒Yogurt culture, kefir culture/grains⇐
- Long knife
- Non-iodized salt (cheese salt, kosher salt, sea salt)
- Heat milk
- Add a culture
- Add rennet
- Process curds according to the particular cheese you’re making.
Learn More With These Recommended Books:
A Cheesemaker's Journey by Mary Jane Toth
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Cheesemaking Made Easy by Ricki Carrol & Robert Carrol
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The Art of Natural Cheesemaking: Using Traditional, Non-Industrial Methods and Raw Ingredients to Make the World's Best Cheeses by David Asher
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