- 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
All posts tagged "cheese"
Why Your Camembert Isn’t Growing White Mold
With cheese making, there are a couple of real ‘buzz moments’ for me. The first is when I get a really good, firm curd and get a strange satisfaction from cutting it in clean, neat lines. The other...
- Posted December 17, 2012
Preserving Methods | Vacuum Sealing
Once upon a time there was only cling film, and sandwich bags. Then someone found a way to take the concept of those two items and invented a product which didn’t just cover your food in plastic, but...
- Posted June 15, 2012
Age Does Matter – Aging Homemade Cheese
This post is Part 8 of the continued basic home cheese making instructions. See the Curd Nerd Beginner Page for previous parts. It’s not always true what they say, that age doesn’t matter. For cheese, it most...
- Posted May 8, 2012
3 More Cheese Recipes, And A New Feature
There have been a few changes around the Curd-Nerd household lately. One of which has allowed me to spend a little more time on my home cheese making. I recently left my full time job and have...
- Posted April 24, 2012
Making Home Cheese Making Cheaper
When you first start home cheese making, it is easy to end up spending a lot of money on all the equipment you feel like you have to have to make great cheese. There are cultures and...
- Posted March 19, 2012
QA6 – Why Didn’t My Curd Knit Together?
If you’ve ever pressed a cheese and ended up with curd that has failed to knit together, you’ll know how disappointing this dilemma is. I certainly do! The point of pressing your cheese is to not only...
- Posted January 29, 2012
Bandaging Cheese – Another Way To Preserve
If you feel so inclined to play with some older, traditional methods of preserving cheese, ‘bandaging’ is an interesting and fun technique to try out. It is also a more natural method that will appeal to those not...
- Posted November 12, 2011
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 never heard of it in any context and...
- Posted October 19, 2011