30 Minute Mozzarella Recipe
30 Minute Mozzarella

Choosing the Right Milk Make sure the milk you use is not ultra pasteurized You can use homogenized or non-homogenized milk...

    Choosing the Right Milk Make sure the milk you use is not ultra pasteurized You can use homogenized or non-homogenized milk Farm fresh milk is a great option if you can find it localy Low fat milk will work but the cheese will be drier and less...

    Alpine Style Cheese Making Recipe
    Alpine (Sweet)

    A Recipe for Making a Sweeter Alpine CheeseWhen I make a cheese like this I normally make a larger cheese. These types of...

      A Recipe for Making a Sweeter Alpine CheeseWhen I make a cheese like this I normally make a larger cheese. These types of cheese would often weigh between 60-110lbs and more. These were traditionally done large because they were made on the...

      Alpine Tomme Recipe
      Alpine Tomme

      A Guideline for Making Alpine Tomme I have made the cheese in both 2 and 4 gallon batches. The pictures below will show a 4...

        A Guideline for Making Alpine Tomme I have made the cheese in both 2 and 4 gallon batches. The pictures below will show a 4 gallon batch (because I feel that they ripen a bit better in the larger format) but a 2 gallon batch is what I have outlined...

        Asiago Cheese Recipe
        Asiago

        Before you Start The batch size is 6 gallons but can be increased or decreased by altering the ingredients proportionately....

          Before you Start The batch size is 6 gallons but can be increased or decreased by altering the ingredients proportionately. The milk for this recipe can be from either a pasteurized whole milk or a rich fresh farm milk. I have used an unpasteurized...

          Beer Infused Cheese Recipe
          Beer Infused Cheese

          1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating the milk to 88°F (32°C). This is best done by placing the milk pot in another pot or...

            1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating the milk to 88°F (32°C). This is best done by placing the milk pot in another pot or in a sink of very warm water. If you do this in a pot directly on the stove, make sure you heat the milk slowly and stir it...

            Bel Paese Recipe
            Bel Paese

            Guideline for Making Bel Paese Style Cheese Although this cheese is normally made with pasteurized milk, it can certainly...

              Guideline for Making Bel Paese Style Cheese Although this cheese is normally made with pasteurized milk, it can certainly be made with a high quality raw milk. The guide I provide below however, will be for pasteurized milk. If you would like to...

              Belper Knolle Recipe
              Belper Knolle

              1Heat & Acidify Milk If using pasteurized milk, add about 1/8-1/4 tsp of Calcium Chloride at this point. Begin by heating...

                1Heat & Acidify Milk If using pasteurized milk, add about 1/8-1/4 tsp of Calcium Chloride at this point. Begin by heating the milk to 86°F (30°C). You do this by placing the milk in a pot or sink of very warm water. If you do this in a pot on the...

                Bleu dAuvergne Recipe
                Bleu d'Auvergne

                A Note on Batch SizeI would recommend that you not make this cheese until you have made a few other cheeses for the...

                  A Note on Batch SizeI would recommend that you not make this cheese until you have made a few other cheeses for the experience. It really needs to be a 4-5 lb. cheese or larger to increase the ratio of curd mass to surface area needed to develop a...

                  Brick Cheese Recipe
                  Brick Cheese

                  1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating 4 gallons of milk to 88°F (31°C). You do this by placing the milk in a pot or sink of...

                    1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating 4 gallons of milk to 88°F (31°C). You do this by placing the milk in a pot or sink of very warm water. If you do this in a pot on the stove, make sure you heat the milk slowly and stir it well as it heats. Once...

                    Butter & Cultured Butter Recipe
                    Butter & Cultured Butter

                    Making Butter is Super EasyYou can make better butter at home in your kitchen than you can buy in the store these days. In...

                      Making Butter is Super EasyYou can make better butter at home in your kitchen than you can buy in the store these days. In this recipe we'll show you the how and why as well as a few options to add a little "culture" to your life.Essentially all...

                      Butterkase Recipe
                      Butterkase

                      1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating the milk to 86°F (30°C). You do this by placing the milk in a pot or sink of very...

                        1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating the milk to 86°F (30°C). You do this by placing the milk in a pot or sink of very warm water. If you do this in a pot on the stove make sure you heat the milk slowly and stir it well as it heats. Once the milk...

                        Cabra al Vino Recipe
                        Cabra al Vino

                        1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating three gallons of a fresh goat's milk to 95°F (35°C). You do this by placing the milk...

                          1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating three gallons of a fresh goat's milk to 95°F (35°C). You do this by placing the milk in a pot or sink of very warm water. If you do this in a pot on the stove, make sure you heat the milk slowly and stir it...

                          Caciocavallo Recipe
                          Caciocavallo

                          1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating the milk to 92°F. You do this by placing the milk in a pot or sink of very warm...

                            1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating the milk to 92°F. You do this by placing the milk in a pot or sink of very warm water. If you do this in a pot on the stove, make sure you heat the milk slowly and stir it well as it heats. Once the milk is at...

                            Caciotta Recipe
                            Caciotta

                            1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating the milk to 98°F (37°C). You do this by placing the milk in a pot or sink of very...

                              1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating the milk to 98°F (37°C). You do this by placing the milk in a pot or sink of very warm water. If you do this in a pot on the stove, make sure you heat the milk slowly and stir it well as it heats. The higher...

                              CamBlu Recipe
                              CamBlu

                              1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating the milk to 90°F (32°C). You do this by placing the milk in a pot or sink of very...

                                1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating the milk to 90°F (32°C). You do this by placing the milk in a pot or sink of very warm water. If you do this in a pot on the stove, make sure you heat the milk slowly and stir it well as it heats. Once the milk...

                                Camembert Recipe
                                Camembert

                                A Recipe for Making Camembert This recipe will make 4 Camembert cheeses from 2 gallons of milk but everything can be cut in...

                                  A Recipe for Making Camembert This recipe will make 4 Camembert cheeses from 2 gallons of milk but everything can be cut in half to make 2 cheeses or expanded proportionately for a larger volume of milk. 1Acidify & Heat Milk Calcium chloride, if...

                                  Canestrato Italian Basket Cheese Recipe
                                  Canestrato (Italian Basket Cheese)

                                  A Recipe for Making CanestratoI have chosen to make this cheese with cows milk since ewes milk is so hard to come by in our...

                                    A Recipe for Making CanestratoI have chosen to make this cheese with cows milk since ewes milk is so hard to come by in our area but the following recipe can easily be applied to ewe or goats milk. Even a blend would be great. You may need to...

                                    Cheese Curds Recipe
                                    Cheese Curds

                                    Cheese Curds, tasty little bits of fresh cheese perfect for a quick snack Cheese curds are the fresh curds of cheese, often...

                                      Cheese Curds, tasty little bits of fresh cheese perfect for a quick snack Cheese curds are the fresh curds of cheese, often cheddar. Their flavor is mild with about the same firmness as cheese, but has a springy or rubbery texture. Fresh curds...

                                      Cheshire Cheese Recipe
                                      Cheshire

                                      1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating the 4 gallons of milk to 86-88°F (30-31°C). Higher temp for higher fat milk. You can...

                                        1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating the 4 gallons of milk to 86-88°F (30-31°C). Higher temp for higher fat milk. You can do this best by placing the pot of milk in a larger pot or sink of very warm water. If you do this in a pot on the stove,...

                                        Chevre (Goat Cheese) Recipe
                                        Chevre (Goat Cheese)

                                        A Simple Recipe for Making 1 Gallon of Goats Milk into ChevreHere we will begin with the simplest Chevre recipe. We have...

                                          A Simple Recipe for Making 1 Gallon of Goats Milk into ChevreHere we will begin with the simplest Chevre recipe. We have developed a special Chevre culture pack available from our website that contains both the culture and powdered rennet to set 1...

                                          Colby Recipe
                                          Colby

                                          How to Make Colby at HomeColby has unfortunately been lost in commercial translation over the years yet it's one of the few...

                                            How to Make Colby at HomeColby has unfortunately been lost in commercial translation over the years yet it's one of the few truly "Original" American cheeses. lets take a good look at its history and try to resurrect this great American cheese...

                                            Cottage Cheese Recipe
                                            Cottage Cheese

                                            1Heat & Acidify Milk Begin by heating the milk to 86°F (30°C). I do this by placing the gallon of milk in a pot or sink of...

                                              1Heat & Acidify Milk Begin by heating the milk to 86°F (30°C). I do this by placing the gallon of milk in a pot or sink of very warm water. If you do this in a pot on the stove make sure you heat the milk slowly and stir it well as it heats Once...

                                              Cottage Cheese Recipe (Dry Curd)
                                              Cottage Cheese (Dry Curd)

                                              Making Dry Curd Cottage Cheese at Home This is truly a cheese like your grandmother might have made on the back of the wood...

                                                Making Dry Curd Cottage Cheese at Home This is truly a cheese like your grandmother might have made on the back of the wood stove and just as easy to make in todays kitchens with very few ingredients required. This recipe will work well with store...

                                                Cream Cheese Recipe
                                                Cream Cheese

                                                You will also find the process and instructions are a rough guide for ripening and draining time, but more importantly, I...

                                                  You will also find the process and instructions are a rough guide for ripening and draining time, but more importantly, I have provided descriptions and visual cues to: Accommodate the differences in milk quality as well as milk/cream content Allow...

                                                  Creole Cream Cheese Recipe
                                                  Creole Cream Cheese

                                                  1Heat Milk & Add Culture Add 1/4tsp calcium chloride solution to the milk and then warm to 70-80°F (I prefer to heat to...

                                                    1Heat Milk & Add Culture Add 1/4tsp calcium chloride solution to the milk and then warm to 70-80°F (I prefer to heat to 80°F and let it drop to room temp). You heat this by placing the pot of milk into another pot, or sink, of very warm water...

                                                    Crescenza Recipe
                                                    Crescenza

                                                    A Recipe for making Crescenza in your Kitchen The secret of this cheese is balancing the acid development with the correct...

                                                      A Recipe for making Crescenza in your Kitchen The secret of this cheese is balancing the acid development with the correct moisture level in the cheese to have it ripen properly. You can choose to make it very moist and soft or a bit drier for...

                                                      Crottin de Chavignol Recipe
                                                      Crottin de Chavignol

                                                      Making Crottin Style Cheese with Goat's Milk The following is our recipe for making 4 nice cheeses from a gallon of goat...

                                                        Making Crottin Style Cheese with Goat's Milk The following is our recipe for making 4 nice cheeses from a gallon of goat milk. The guide can be easily doubled by increasing the ingredients proportionate to the milk volume. 1Acidify & Heat Milk...

                                                        Danbo Cheese Making Recipe
                                                        Danbo

                                                        A Recipe for Making a Danbo Danbo is a great cheese for the intermediate or advanced cheese maker. However, it's also a...

                                                          A Recipe for Making a Danbo Danbo is a great cheese for the intermediate or advanced cheese maker. However, it's also a great recipe novice cheese makers to read and will hopefully inspire you to try some wonderful Danish cheese. This recipe isn't...

                                                          Derby with Sage Recipe
                                                          Derby with Sage

                                                          A Recipe for Making Sage Derby Cheese The following guidelines are ones that I have developed from info on the Derbyshire...

                                                            A Recipe for Making Sage Derby Cheese The following guidelines are ones that I have developed from info on the Derbyshire cheese made during the early 20th century, and is the way it continues to present times. This tends to be a moister, softer,...

                                                            Dry Jack Cheese Recipe
                                                            Dry Jack (Cocoa and Pepper Rubbed)

                                                            A Recipe for Making Your Own Dry Jack at HomeThis recipe might not be for the start-up cheese maker, but anyone that has...

                                                              A Recipe for Making Your Own Dry Jack at HomeThis recipe might not be for the start-up cheese maker, but anyone that has made a few hard cheeses is perhaps ready to take it on. I have chosen to do a 6 gallon recipe because using a larger mass for...

                                                              Dunlop Cheese Recipe
                                                              Dunlop

                                                              Dunlop, a True Scot Cheese Traditionally the milk butterfat content ranged from 3.9% to 4.4% which passes into the high fat...

                                                                Dunlop, a True Scot Cheese Traditionally the milk butterfat content ranged from 3.9% to 4.4% which passes into the high fat content of the cheese. This high fat content was enabled by the smaller fat globules of the Ayrshire cows milk, which allow...

                                                                Esrom Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                Esrom

                                                                A Recipe for Making Esrom This is a cheese that's best suited for those who have already made a few cheeses and are...

                                                                  A Recipe for Making Esrom This is a cheese that's best suited for those who have already made a few cheeses and are familiar with the basics of cheese making. It will introduce the details of making a washed rind, where we build a biological...

                                                                  Farmstead Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                  Farmstead Cheese

                                                                  A Recipe for Making Your Own Farmstead (or Homestead) Cheese I make this cheese on my stove top in a moderate 3-5 gallon...

                                                                    A Recipe for Making Your Own Farmstead (or Homestead) Cheese I make this cheese on my stove top in a moderate 3-5 gallon size in keeping with the idea of a kitchen cheese. The photos shown below are of a 4 gallon batch but the written recipe is for...

                                                                    Feta Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                    Feta

                                                                    Our Feta recipe is made with whole fat cow milk but ewe or goats milk can easily be used to achieve more traditional...

                                                                      Our Feta recipe is made with whole fat cow milk but ewe or goats milk can easily be used to achieve more traditional flavors. The recipe below is for 4.5 gallons of milk, if you would like to make a 2 gallon batch, simply reduce the culture and...

                                                                      Feta Cheese Making Recipe (Bulgarian)
                                                                      Feta (Bulgarian Style)

                                                                      A Recipe for Bulgarian Feta (White Brined Cheese) The recipe below is for a white brined cheese made from cows milk "in the...

                                                                        A Recipe for Bulgarian Feta (White Brined Cheese) The recipe below is for a white brined cheese made from cows milk "in the style of" what is produced in Bulgaria. Bulgarian style Feta if you will. 1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating the milk to...

                                                                        Fourme d Ambert Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                        Fourme d' Ambert

                                                                        A Recipe for making Fourme Ambert I managed to get Mark to order some of the traditional tall Fourme d' Ambert forms for...

                                                                          A Recipe for making Fourme Ambert I managed to get Mark to order some of the traditional tall Fourme d' Ambert forms for me, so many of the pictures show the 7 gallon batch, but I have also made it in the 2 gallon size, which suits some of our...

                                                                          Fromage Blanc Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                          Fromage Blanc

                                                                          1 Acidify & Heat Milk Heat 1 gallon of milk to 86°F while stirring slowly. You can use a thermometer, or since this is so...

                                                                            1 Acidify & Heat Milk Heat 1 gallon of milk to 86°F while stirring slowly. You can use a thermometer, or since this is so close to our body temperature you can heat until the milk feels neither cool nor warm. Once the milk is heated, open one...

                                                                            Goat Cheese Recipe with Ash
                                                                            Goat Cheese with Ash

                                                                            How to Make a Goat Milk Cheese Ripened With Ash The cheese we will be making in this recipe is a lactic type goat's milk...

                                                                              How to Make a Goat Milk Cheese Ripened With Ash The cheese we will be making in this recipe is a lactic type goat's milk cheese with a covering of salt and fine powdered charcoal. As it ripens, it will change from dark grey/black to a beautiful...

                                                                              Goat Milk Tomme Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                              Goat Milk Tomme

                                                                              Recipe for a Medium Aged Goat Milk Tomme The recipe below is for a 2 gallon batch, but it can easily doubled by increasing...

                                                                                Recipe for a Medium Aged Goat Milk Tomme The recipe below is for a 2 gallon batch, but it can easily doubled by increasing the milk and ingredients proportionately. My pictures below show a double batch (4 gal) and using a patterned basket cheese...

                                                                                Gouda Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                Gouda

                                                                                1 Acidify & Heat Milk Begin with 6 gallons of whole full fat milk. This can either be pasteurized milk or raw milk. If...

                                                                                  1 Acidify & Heat Milk Begin with 6 gallons of whole full fat milk. This can either be pasteurized milk or raw milk. If using raw milk the milk must be of highest quality because The low acid of this cheese will not protect against late fermentation...

                                                                                  Gouda Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                  Gouda (Sweet Style)

                                                                                  A Recipe for Making a Gouda with a Sweeter FlavorThe recipe details are for a 2 gallon batch but I really enjoy making a 4...

                                                                                    A Recipe for Making a Gouda with a Sweeter FlavorThe recipe details are for a 2 gallon batch but I really enjoy making a 4 gallon batch to be aged. You can make a larger cheese by increasing the ingredients in proportion to the amount of milk...

                                                                                    Gruyere Recipe
                                                                                    Gruyere

                                                                                    1Heat & Acidify Milk I usually begin this cheese with either 8 or 16 gallons of milk. The larger size making for a longer...

                                                                                      1Heat & Acidify Milk I usually begin this cheese with either 8 or 16 gallons of milk. The larger size making for a longer aging cheese. The recipe below is for 8 gallons of milk. Begin by warming the milk to 90°F. Once reached add either: 1/8 tsp...

                                                                                      Halloumi Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                      Halloumi

                                                                                      A Recipe for Making Halloumi Although Halloumi is traditionally made with ewe's milk and added cow's milk, I will be making...

                                                                                        A Recipe for Making Halloumi Although Halloumi is traditionally made with ewe's milk and added cow's milk, I will be making it in this recipe with 100% cow's milk. You can easily substitute your own mix of milk if you like. I will also be making...

                                                                                        Ibores Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                        Ibores

                                                                                        1 Acidify & Heat Milk Heat 3 gallons of milk to 86°F (30°C). You do this by placing the milk in a pot or sink of 120-140°F...

                                                                                          1 Acidify & Heat Milk Heat 3 gallons of milk to 86°F (30°C). You do this by placing the milk in a pot or sink of 120-140°F water. As the milk reaches the target temperature, add cool water to the hot water until the water bath is about 2-3°F above...

                                                                                          Jack Cheese Recipe
                                                                                          Jack Cheese

                                                                                          Ricki 'The Cheese Queen' makes a very simple No Fuss No Muss Cheese in the kitchen This is about as simple a cheese as you,...

                                                                                            Ricki 'The Cheese Queen' makes a very simple No Fuss No Muss Cheese in the kitchen This is about as simple a cheese as you, the home cheese maker can make in your very own kitchen. It requires no forms, no press, and about as little effort as a...

                                                                                            Lactic Cheese with Truffle Oil Recipe
                                                                                            Lactic Cheese with Truffle Oil

                                                                                            1 Heat Milk, Add Culture & Rennet Begin with a gallon of regular homogenized whole milk (about 3.25% fat) and add about 4-6...

                                                                                              1 Heat Milk, Add Culture & Rennet Begin with a gallon of regular homogenized whole milk (about 3.25% fat) and add about 4-6 oz. of medium to heavy cream to make for a richer cheese. If using raw milk, most of it has a higher fat% than the store...

                                                                                              Limburger Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                              Limburger

                                                                                              1 Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating the milk to 88-90F (32C). You do this by placing the milk in a pot or sink of very...

                                                                                                1 Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating the milk to 88-90F (32C). You do this by placing the milk in a pot or sink of very warm water. If you do this in a pot on the stove, make sure you heat the milk slowly and stir it well as it heats. Once the...

                                                                                                Livarot Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                                Livarot

                                                                                                A Guideline for Making Livarot Cheese To stay true to the original format for this cheese, which is somewhat higher and...

                                                                                                  A Guideline for Making Livarot Cheese To stay true to the original format for this cheese, which is somewhat higher and wider than a Camembert, I make a double batch from 3 gallons of milk. You can easily reduce it to a 2 gallon batch by reducing...

                                                                                                  Manchego Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                                  Manchego

                                                                                                  A Recipe for Making ManchegoThe recipe below is for a 4 gallon batch of 100% ewes milk even though some of the images are...

                                                                                                    A Recipe for Making ManchegoThe recipe below is for a 4 gallon batch of 100% ewes milk even though some of the images are from a more recent make session of a larger batch. This could also be made from a mixed milk of goat and ewes milk as was...

                                                                                                    Mascarpone Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                                    Mascarpone

                                                                                                    Lets Make MascarponeHere are two great recipes for making Mascarpone, the first recipe is a little faster and uses Tartaric...

                                                                                                      Lets Make MascarponeHere are two great recipes for making Mascarpone, the first recipe is a little faster and uses Tartaric Acid, while the second recipe has a bit more flavor and uses a Starter Culture. In both of the Mascarpone recipes below we...

                                                                                                      Mont dOr Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                                      Mont d'Or

                                                                                                      This is a very exciting cheese to make but requires some previous experience in making softer washed rind cheeses. For the...

                                                                                                        This is a very exciting cheese to make but requires some previous experience in making softer washed rind cheeses. For the newer cheese maker I hope it offers more insight into how exciting cheese making can be and a mark to set your sights on as...

                                                                                                        Mozzarella Recipe with Instant Nonfat Dry Milk
                                                                                                        Mozzarella from Dry Milk

                                                                                                        Selecting Powdered Milk and Cream This recipe for Mozzarella involves adding cream to Non Fat Dry Milk Powder. We've had...

                                                                                                          Selecting Powdered Milk and Cream This recipe for Mozzarella involves adding cream to Non Fat Dry Milk Powder. We've had great luck using "Carnation" brand milk here so if you're having problems with other brands give this one a try. We've used...

                                                                                                          Munster Recipe
                                                                                                          Munster

                                                                                                          First made in the vicinity of the Vosges Mountains of France near the western border of Germany. It is similar to Brick but...

                                                                                                            First made in the vicinity of the Vosges Mountains of France near the western border of Germany. It is similar to Brick but has less surface smear and undergoes less surface ripening. This is a typical washed rind cheese that uses a regular brine...

                                                                                                            Paneer Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                                            Paneer

                                                                                                            1 Heat Milk Buffalo milk was most traditionally used for this with its butterfat content of about 6%, but whole milk in the...

                                                                                                              1 Heat Milk Buffalo milk was most traditionally used for this with its butterfat content of about 6%, but whole milk in the 3 - 4.5% range is commonly used today and much more readily available. A low fat version using skim milk has been produced...

                                                                                                              Pont lEveque Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                                              Pont l'Eveque

                                                                                                              A Recipe for Making Pont l' Eveque This cheese is a fun challenge for home cheese makers. If learning about making washed...

                                                                                                                A Recipe for Making Pont l' Eveque This cheese is a fun challenge for home cheese makers. If learning about making washed and bloomy ring cheese appeals to you, this is a great place to start. By combining a washed and bloomy rind, the flavor and...

                                                                                                                Port Salut / Saint Paulin Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                                                Port Salut / Saint Paulin

                                                                                                                Guideline for Making Port du Salut / Saint PaulinCreating this recipe was an interesting research project from its history...

                                                                                                                  Guideline for Making Port du Salut / Saint PaulinCreating this recipe was an interesting research project from its history to the process of making cheese. During my research, I managed to find no less than six different directions to take this...

                                                                                                                  Pouligny St Pierre Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                                                  Pouligny St Pierre

                                                                                                                  The Essentials of Making Pouligny St Pierre Pouligny St Pierre is essentially a lactic cheese, meaning the curd forms...

                                                                                                                    The Essentials of Making Pouligny St Pierre Pouligny St Pierre is essentially a lactic cheese, meaning the curd forms primarily from lactose conversion and acid production. This cheese needs a long coagulation of 10-12 hours before being ladled to...

                                                                                                                    Quark Cheese Making  Recipe
                                                                                                                    Quark

                                                                                                                    Culture Options for Making Quark To show how diverse home cheese making can be, I am going to lay out a range of cultures...

                                                                                                                      Culture Options for Making Quark To show how diverse home cheese making can be, I am going to lay out a range of cultures you can use, depending on the milk you are using and what you really prefer to make. For Quark you will be best off using one...

                                                                                                                      Queso Oaxaca Recipe
                                                                                                                      Queso Oaxaca

                                                                                                                      1 Acidify & Heat Milk Heat the milk to 94°F. Do this by placing a pot of milk into a larger pot of water or sink of very...

                                                                                                                        1 Acidify & Heat Milk Heat the milk to 94°F. Do this by placing a pot of milk into a larger pot of water or sink of very warm water. If you heat directly on the stove top make sure the milk heats slowly and is stirred while heating. Once heated to...

                                                                                                                        Red Leicester Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                                                        Red Leicester

                                                                                                                        A Recipe for Making Red LeicesterThis is a great cheese to make if you've already tried out a few others, like cheddar. I...

                                                                                                                          A Recipe for Making Red LeicesterThis is a great cheese to make if you've already tried out a few others, like cheddar. I highly recommend making a large batch with 4-6 gallons of milk and bandage wrap for aging. This cheese can also be waxed but...

                                                                                                                          Shropshire Blue Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                                                          Shropshire Blue

                                                                                                                          How to Make Shropshire Blue CheeseThe guide below is for a cheese from 2 gallons of milk, but the photos are from a doubled...

                                                                                                                            How to Make Shropshire Blue CheeseThe guide below is for a cheese from 2 gallons of milk, but the photos are from a doubled batch. I find that the cheese I make here in the larger size tends to be nicer, since the rind to cheese body ratio is so...

                                                                                                                            Swiss Cheese Recipe
                                                                                                                            Swiss Cheese (Baby)

                                                                                                                            A Recipe for Baby Swiss Cheese We suggest making a 4+ pound cheese for this one so the curd mass will contain enough gas...

                                                                                                                              A Recipe for Baby Swiss Cheese We suggest making a 4+ pound cheese for this one so the curd mass will contain enough gas production to develop proper holes. If you would like to make a 2 gallon cheese with less "Swiss" type character, make the...

                                                                                                                              Tetilla Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                                                              Tetilla

                                                                                                                              A Recipe for Making TetillaThis cheese is easy to make but it does have several steps, including a cold water curd wash...

                                                                                                                                A Recipe for Making TetillaThis cheese is easy to make but it does have several steps, including a cold water curd wash which is fun to try out. If you've already made a few different types of cheese this is a great cheese to make. We do suggest...

                                                                                                                                Tilsit Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                                                                Tilsit

                                                                                                                                A Recipe for Making Tilsit Cheese in Your Kitchen My guide, as written here, is for a 2 gallon batch which will yield a...

                                                                                                                                  A Recipe for Making Tilsit Cheese in Your Kitchen My guide, as written here, is for a 2 gallon batch which will yield a little more than 2 lbs of finished cheese. I normally do a double batch as I show in the photographs below for a better...

                                                                                                                                  Tomme Style Cheese Recipe
                                                                                                                                  Tomme Style Cheese

                                                                                                                                  A Recipe For Making Your Home Tomme The photos below are actually for a double batch using 8 gallons of milk, if you prefer...

                                                                                                                                    A Recipe For Making Your Home Tomme The photos below are actually for a double batch using 8 gallons of milk, if you prefer to make an 8 gallon batch, just double my guide amounts below. With either batch size, this cheese has a somewhat open...

                                                                                                                                    Triple Creme Recipe
                                                                                                                                    Triple Creme

                                                                                                                                    A recipe for making a triple creme cheese The cheese I make in the following guideline is made from a pasteurized milk...

                                                                                                                                      A recipe for making a triple creme cheese The cheese I make in the following guideline is made from a pasteurized milk right from the store plus heavy cream that has been ultra-pasteurized. Since the cream is mostly butterfat and water, the UP will...

                                                                                                                                      Vacherin dAbondance Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                                                                      Vacherin d'Abondance

                                                                                                                                      A Recipe for Making Vacherin d'Abondance CheeseMaking of the curd and draining does not present much of a challenge other...

                                                                                                                                        A Recipe for Making Vacherin d'Abondance CheeseMaking of the curd and draining does not present much of a challenge other than getting the absolutely best and freshest milk you can find. However, The more difficult part is the aging of this cheese....

                                                                                                                                        Vegan Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                                                                        Vegan Cheese

                                                                                                                                        How to Make a Basic Vegan CheeseNo milk or rennet is needed for this cheese. The starter culture used is much like the...

                                                                                                                                          How to Make a Basic Vegan CheeseNo milk or rennet is needed for this cheese. The starter culture used is much like the starter for pickles or sauerkraut. In this recipe you will learn how to make your own "starter culture" for a basic vegan cheese....

                                                                                                                                          Wine Infused Cheese Recipe
                                                                                                                                          Wine Infused Cheese

                                                                                                                                          A Recipe for making a cheese infused with wineThe cheese I made while taking the photos below was a 4 gallon batch, the...

                                                                                                                                            A Recipe for making a cheese infused with wineThe cheese I made while taking the photos below was a 4 gallon batch, the recipe I have written is for 2 gallon batch which tends to be a good size for home cheese makers. When working with two gallons...

                                                                                                                                            Yorkshire Cheese Making Recipe
                                                                                                                                            Yorkshire Cheese

                                                                                                                                            A Recipe for making a cheese in the style of the Yorkshire Dales This cheese has been on my radar here for some time now...

                                                                                                                                              A Recipe for making a cheese in the style of the Yorkshire Dales This cheese has been on my radar here for some time now and in the end I have managed to make my own version of a cheese that to me seems to fit the profile. The research has come...