NewAir Cheese Cave Review

Cheese Cave

The Best Wine Mini Fridge Cheese Cave

Previous articles have talked about vacuum sealing as a form of cheese preservation, but even with this more contemporary method of vacuum sealing cheese, there is still a need to find the best mini fridge for cheese cave that delivers perfect results.

As more and more home cheese makers move from making fresh cheese to making aged cheese, one problem keeps popping up; finding the perfect cheese cave to age your cheese in. Read more

Vacuum Sealing Cheese – The Mooka Review

Vacuum packed cheese

The Mooka 4-in-1 Vacuum Sealer Review

When it comes to aging and preserving your home made cheese, there are a number of techniques that can be used. From traditional waxing, to waxing with bees wax, bandaging and vacuum sealing cheese. The method you choose will purely be out of preference. Read more

The Ashwood Dutch Cheese Press

Dutch Cheese Press

The Ashwood Dutch Style Cheese Press

Any amateur home cheese maker will tell you that the most delicate part of the whole cheese making process is the pressing of the curd into a solid even block of cheese. This is why a good cheese press is essential if you want to have good looking cheese, and edible at that. Read more

Easy To Create Cheese Ripening Box For Aging Cheese At Home

Easy To Create Cheese Ripening Box For Aging Cheese At Home

When I last wrote, I asked for your help in sharing with the Curd Nerd readers what other home cheese makers are using to ripen and age their cheeses.

There comes a time when most home cheese makers decide to move on from making fresh cheeses, to aged cheeses, but one thing that often holds them back is the seemingly difficult task of creating the right aging environment for their cheeses to mature in.

But a cheese ripening box really doesn’t have to be that hard, or too expensive. Read more

Cheese pH Meter – Do You Need One For Cheese Making?

Cheese pH Meter – Do You Need One For Cheese Making?

Many new home cheese makers are surprised to discover that you don’t need a whole lot of fancy, technical equipment to make cheese.

Sure, you can go all out and buy the best of the best and get everything you could possibly want and need to make cheese, but you can also start making cheese with just a few basic tools and the right ingredients, and without spending a whole lot of money. Read more

Making Home Cheese Making Cheaper

Tips on homemade cheese molds, homemade cheese cloth and homemade cheese press ideas

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 Rennet to buy, stockpots and thermometers, pH meters and curd knifes, cheese cloth and molds and a press for hard cheeses.

Plus the price of good milk alone can be quite frightening! Read more