Category Archives: cheesemaking

Heat, stretch and knead Armenian stylee

In bed with the lurgy today, prob the result of my recent travels across time zones to the Cheesemonger Invitational. Man flu is melodrama, especially when I have it, so a good time to explore cheese peeps… The films from the Yerkir Media … Continue reading

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PDO for Brie de Coulommiers – Let it Brie?!

It’s pretty crazy how cool the people are who work in the cheese business. Most – if not all – do it to for the love of cheese, not the reward, as the cheese is reward enough. My good cheese friend @fromage_and_co who … Continue reading

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Have milk, will play…

This Easter saw the resurrection of my cheesemaking activity in New Zealand. Making a slow food when your time poor is complicated, a rare long weekend was the miracle I had prayed for. I have a friend in Cheesus. A faithful disciple of Elizabeth Harris … Continue reading

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If friends were flowers, I’d pick you.

Building & painting the nest has not been conducive for cheesemaking, so I’ve been growing my own rennets Galium verum & Cynara cardunculus in the interim. In a world using GMO rennets, & kid & lamb rennet almost impossible to find in NZ, I’ve decided to try to … Continue reading

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