Cheese · Cheesemaking

Wax On…an Update on the Farmhouse Cheddar

A little over a week ago I told you about making my first batch of cheddar, the Farmhouse Cheddar, which you can read about here.

At the end of that post, I said there'd be more to come and I'd post updates, but really?  "I flipped the cheese over so the other side could dry some more" doesn't make for great reading.  So I took a few pictures now and then and figured I'd post at the end of the drying stage.

Why? 

Because after the drying phase comes the waxing phase.

So here we go.

Chèvre · Cheese · Cheesemaking · Goat's Milk Cheeses

Chèvre – My First Batch of Goat Cheese!

  Would you look at that!? Okay, it doesn't look all that special.  In fact, if you hadn't read the title of this post, you would be safe in assuming it's cream cheese, or maybe ricotta. But it's not. It's goat cheese.  My first batch of goat cheese.  And it's yummy. Okay. First thing you… Continue reading Chèvre – My First Batch of Goat Cheese!