Everyday Cheesemaking: How to Succeed at Making Dairy and Nut Cheeses at Home

Overview

This do-it-yourself handbook introduces and instructs readers on the essential concepts, necessary equipment, and key ingredients to make delicious cheese from home. Beginning with the basics of cheesemaking and a discussion on the ethics of cheese and proper sanitization techniques, the book then covers a wide rage of homemade cheese options, from international favorites such queso fresco and mozzarella to soft and hard classics such as ricotta, cheddar, parmesan, and brie. More then just a roadmap to making ...

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Overview

This do-it-yourself handbook introduces and instructs readers on the essential concepts, necessary equipment, and key ingredients to make delicious cheese from home. Beginning with the basics of cheesemaking and a discussion on the ethics of cheese and proper sanitization techniques, the book then covers a wide rage of homemade cheese options, from international favorites such queso fresco and mozzarella to soft and hard classics such as ricotta, cheddar, parmesan, and brie. More then just a roadmap to making cheese, this book also provides readers with numerous dairy projects to try their hand at, include yogurt, sour cream, cream cheese, buttermilk, and milk shakes. With clear instructions, humorous stories, dozens of recipes as well as information on running a small home goat dairy and nondairy cheese recipes, Everyday Cheesemaking is a must read for anyone wanting to get started and impress their friends and family with delicious homemade cheese.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781621065920
  • Publisher: Microcosm Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/1/2014
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,062,824

Meet the Author

K. Ruby Blume is an urban farmer and the founder of the Institute of Urban Homesteading, a school that offers classes on urban sustainability. She is the coauthor of Urban Homesteading: Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living. She lives in Oakland, California.

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