Cheese Making

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Category: Kitchen
Level: Adventurous
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SHOPPING LIST MUST-HAVES

 

  • Cheese Salt
  • Distilled Water
  • Milk - Cow's, Sheep's, Goat or Buffalo
  • Rennet - Animal or Vegetable


Tools

  • Bowl
  • Butter Muslin
  • Cheese Cloth
  • Colander
  • Cooking Timer
  • Dairy Thermometer
  • Kitchen Scale
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Perforated Ladle
  • Pots


Items Dependent on Cheese Type

  • Ash (Activated Charcoal)
  • Calcium Chloride - Goat Cheeses
  • Cheese Coloring
  • Citric Acid - Soft Cheeses
  • Herbs
  • Lipase Enzyme Powder - Italian and some Blue Cheeses
  • Starter Culture - Mesophilic or Thermophilic
  • Tartaric Acid - Soft Cheeses


Molds Dependent on Cheese Type

  • Brevibacterium linens (Red Bacteria) - Red Smear Cheese like Brick
  • Geotrichum candidum (White Mold) - Soft Cheese like Camembert and Brie
  • Pencillium camemberti (White Mold) - Goat Cheese
  • Penicillim candidum (White Mold) - Soft Cheese like Brie
  • Penicillium roqueforti (Blue Mold) - Blue Cheese like Roquefort or Gorgonzola


Tools Dependent on Cheese Type


  • Atomizer
  • Cheese Board
  • Cheese Mat
  • Cheese Trier
  • Cheese Wax
  • Cheese Wrap
  • Curd Knife
  • Drip Tray
  • Hygrometer
  • Notebook & Pen
  • pH Paper Strips
  • Press
  • Set of Molds and Followers
  • Wax Brush
  • Wax Pot



NOTE FROM BETTY:
Consult recipe for required items.



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