- Why Your Camembert Isn’t Growing White Mold
- Preserving Methods | Vacuum Sealing
- Age Does Matter – Aging Homemade Cheese
- 3 More Cheese Recipes, And A New Feature
- Making Home Cheese Making Cheaper
- QA6 – Why Didn’t My Curd Knit Together?
- Bandaging Cheese – Another Way To Preserve
- Lipase – A Helpful Busy Little Enzyme
- QA5 – Why Doesn’t My Mozzarella Stretch Properly?
- Pressing Your Cheese – Bringing It All Together
There’s something new going on here at Curd-Nerd. We’ve been working on this project for a...
Last night we had the first frost of the coming Winter season. And it was a...
Dry, crumbly, pasty cheese. It’s the curse of any cheese that you hoped would turn out...
With cheese making, there are a couple of real ‘buzz moments’ for me. The first is...
Back in the day, an important part of getting a good, tasty cheese meant having the...
Many new home cheese makers are surprised to discover that you don’t need a whole lot...
Once upon a time there was only cling film, and sandwich bags. Then someone found a way...
So you’ve made a great looking round of cheese and now it’s time to wax it....
This post is Part 8 of the continued basic home cheese making instructions. See the Curd...
There have been a few changes around the Curd-Nerd household lately. One of which has allowed...
What We’ve Said Lately
Lipase – A Helpful Busy Little Enzyme
What is Lipase? If you are new to the hobby of cheese making, you might have no idea, just as I didn’t when I first started out. I had...
- Posted 19/10/2011
QA5 – Why Doesn’t My Mozzarella Stretch Properly?
Mozzarella, it’s the cheese that many new cheese makers try first because of its quick results, delicious taste and versatility of use. Recipes like 30 Minute Mozzarella make it...
- Posted 06/10/2011
Pressing Your Cheese – Bringing It All Together
This post is Part 6 of the continued basic home cheese making instructions. See the Curd Nerd Beginner Page or the Basic Instructions category for previous parts. Pressing your...
- Posted 20/09/2011
In Case You Missed It – Cling Film For Cheese
As sometimes happens in the world of technology, I’ve had a few problems with my automatic email service lately, which means that Curd-Nerd’s latest post wasn’t sent out to...
- Posted 04/09/2011
Should You Use Cling Film For Wrapping Cheese?
Aging, preserving and storing cheese can present a few challenges for home cheese makers, between battling with rinds, molds, brines, wraps and waxes and trying to control humidity and...
- Posted 31/08/2011
Which Milk Is Best For Cheese Making?
If you’ve been making cheese for any period of time you’re probably aware of the conversations about raw milk versus pasteurized milk, or perhaps you’ve already started thinking about...
- Posted 22/08/2011
QA4 – I Stored My Feta In Brine And Now It’s Too Salty!
Storing your Feta in Brine is the most common way to preserve this cheese, but what do you if your Feta ends up too salty to enjoy? Everyone enjoys...
Using Brine In Cheese Making
I have to apologise to Curd-Nerd readers. I usually post on a Wednesday but last night (and I hope you understand) I instead spent the evening with my best...