Cheese Making Ebook Review

Cheese Making Ebook Review

“Artisan Cheese Making At Home” by Mary Karlin

The world of home cheese making can be very overwhelming as a beginner. All the terms can get quite confusing and the processes are no easier. At least, that’s how I felt when I first started making cheese.

That’s why I decided to create Curd Nerd; so that other beginners to home cheese making had a resource to turn to when the times got tough. Read more

Cheese Board Ideas For A Hot Summers Christmas Day

Cheese Board Ideas For A Hot Summers Christmas Day

As you may know, Christmas in my part of the world is a hot summers day. To me, that means swimming, barbeques, prawns and cocktails. This year, Christmas is at my place, so of course I want to be sharing my gorgeous home made cheese for my family to enjoy. I will be kicking off the day with a couple of cheesy starters before our traditional Christmas barbeque, and in this post I want to share my Christmas cheese board ideas for summer.

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Christmas Cheese Board For Home Made Cheese

Christmas Cheese Board For Home Made Cheese

If you haven’t read my previous post on the Cheese Filled Brioche Christmas Tree, let me fill you in. I am having Christmas at my place this year and it inspired me to come up with a couple of ideas of how I can share my home made cheese for all of my family to enjoy. Read more

New Feature On Curd-Nerd

New Feature On Curd-Nerd

NewThere’s something new going on here at Curd-Nerd.

We’ve been working on this project for a while and, now, we think it’s ready to share with you.

It’s our new forum feature.

We’re excited to announce that the Curd-Nerd forum is live! Read more

Is Cheese Making Seasonal?

Is Cheese Making Seasonal?

Last night we had the first frost of the coming Winter season.

And it was a good one. At -5º Celsius overnight the ground was icy white by this morning.

The first frost always signals a few changes for me. The frost cloths go on the citrus trees in our edible garden, the Yams get dug over after the first frost kills off the tops of the plants, and I prepare to get the Garlic planted to grow over the Winter.

It’s also my signal to stop making cheese for the Winter. Read more

BeesWax Cheese Wax

BeesWax Cheese Wax

 

If you’re making hard cheeses like Cheddar or Gouda, chances are you either already waxing them, or have been looking into how to do so.

Cheese wax is a pliable, paraffin based wax that is usually coloured red, yellow or black. You can also get green and blue wax.

On a side note, ever wondered why there are different colours? Read more

QA9 – Can You Use Existing Cheese As Cultures For New Cheese?

QA9 – Can You Use Existing Cheese As Cultures For New Cheese?

In the past we’ve talked a little bit about various ways to reduce the cost of your home cheese making adventures.

It seems costs savings are still on the minds of some home cheese makers since we’ve been asked a few times now if existing cheeses can be used as cultures for making new cheese, as a means towards saving money. Read more

How To Make Blue Cheese Cultures (Penicillium Roqueforti)

How To Make Blue Cheese Cultures (Penicillium Roqueforti)

In this article you will learn step by step how to make your own blue cheese culture (Penicillium Roqueforti) at home.

The best part?

You will save hundreds of dollars by producing your own Penicillium Roqueforti.

And if that’s not enough…

It allows you to have blue cheese cultures on hand for when you make your next blue cheese at home.

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