Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

I love to make homemade ricotta cheese. Not only is homemade so much nicer than store bought ricotta, I also feel a great sense of satisfaction from turning milk into cheese. It feels like kitchen magic, when the milk congeals to form a raft of beautiful fluffy...
Making Homemade Mascarpone from Scratch

Making Homemade Mascarpone from Scratch

Why would you want to make homemade mascarpone? I have been asked that questions so many times. It’s a¬†simple question, with an even easier answer. Homemade mascarpone tastes much better than store bought mascarpone. Also, homemade mascarpone is about 1/4 of the...
Homemade Camembert Cheese

Homemade Camembert Cheese

Well after a complete failure I started my second attempt at making this illusive Homemade Camembert Cheese. I purchased the unhomogenised milk and warmed it to the appropriate temperature. I am pleased to see that it looks as it should, with the fat floating about on...
Cheese Making – Ricotta Cheese

Cheese Making – Ricotta Cheese

Today I planned to make my own little Camembert Cheeses, as you’ll read below, this didn’t quite happen according to plan. As a result, I have made both Ricotta Cheese & Quark – which is similar to cream cheese. The moment of truth has arrived. I...