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Making Your Own Cheese: How to Make All Kinds of Cheeses in Your Own Home

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'Not everyone can keep a cow, but everyone can make cheese.' This book shows you the very basic equipment needed to make your own cheese: the ingredients, including different milks, herbs and flavours; how to make a simple cheese; and how to produce some of the worlds speciality cheeses such as Roquefort, Brie and Edam. You will find recipes for making many cheeses at home. Whether you are making a cheese cake, a ricotta-based pudding or a stonking salty blue, this book is a cheese lover's guide to making their own favourite food - and there are

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Overview

'Not everyone can keep a cow, but everyone can make cheese.' This book shows you the very basic equipment needed to make your own cheese: the ingredients, including different milks, herbs and flavours; how to make a simple cheese; and how to produce some of the worlds speciality cheeses such as Roquefort, Brie and Edam. You will find recipes for making many cheeses at home. Whether you are making a cheese cake, a ricotta-based pudding or a stonking salty blue, this book is a cheese lover's guide to making their own favourite food - and there are some recipes for the biscuits to go with it, too.

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Rochdale Observer.
After giving us the once-over about the basics of cheese making, we then get to the nitty-gritty with Paul's wonderfully researched cheese-making recipes.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781905862481
  • Publisher: How To Books
  • Publication date: 4/15/2011
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 508,898
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Author Paul Peacock has been making cheese at home for many years. He was inspired by his grandmother who made cheese every day of her life, collecting the milk from various sources in wartime Manchester, setting it by simply allowing the milk to sour, and washing, hanging and eating the resultant cheese on a sandwich for her evening meal. Paul is also an expert on plants and gardening and writes as Mr. Digwell for the Daily Mirror's Gardening Advice web site. He can be heard on BBC Gardener's Question Time and is the editor of Home Farmer magazine and author of many books, including Patio Produce, The Urban Hen, and - with his wife, Diana - Grandma's Ways for Modern Days.

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Table of Contents

Cheese
- The Miracle Food
How Cheese is Made
Milk, Starters and Other Ingredients
Cheese-making Equipment
Basic Cheese-Making
Hard Cheeses
Soft Cheeses
Cheddar
Blue Cheese
Goats Cheese
European Cheeses
British Cheeses
Manufactured Cheeses
Cooking with Cheese
Cheese for Sweets
Common Cheese-making Problems
Index.

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