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...
The Cheesemaking Workshop with NQN

The Cheesemaking Workshop with NQN

I am traveling with the lovely Lorraine Elliot from Not Quite Nigella. We have already completed a Bush Tukka Tour and the next stop on our Coffs Coast itinerary is the Cheesemaking Workshop at Emerald Beach. Here we will be given an introduction to the cheese making...
Marinated Goats Cheese

Marinated Goats Cheese

Making your own cheese from milk is really satisfying and affordable. You can choose to use regular milk or goats milk depending on the type of cream cheese you desire. Ingredients: 1 litre full fat UHT Milk OR goats milk 1/10 teaspoon freeze dried type B starter...
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...
Cheesemaking Workshop – Emerald Beach

Cheesemaking Workshop – Emerald Beach

This Cheesemaking workshop is something I have been interested in trying for a while. Each time I see a recipe which includes Paneer, Ricotta or Yoghurt in the ingredients it goes through my head that I would like to (at some point) have a go at making these items...