Home Cheese Making has ratings and 91 reviews. Ricki Carroll, The classic home cheese making primer has been updated and revised to reflect the . , English, Book, Illustrated edition: Home cheese making: recipes for 75 homemade cheeses / Ricki Carroll ; [foreword by Laura Werlin]. Carroll, Ricki. 6 days ago Widely acclaimed as “the Cheese Queen,” Ricki Carroll has guided thousands of home cheese makers and inspired the burgeoning popularity.

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This book has made me fitter, happier, and more productive. I will cheewe add that this is a great resource on cheese, naking, and not just on cheese making. Though this is through no fault of the book, I do find that I am a little intimidated. Anyone can make cheese and you don’t necessarily have to have a cow. Ladle the curds into a cheesecloth-lined colander. State Library of Western Australia. Also for the science geek in me, it’s also just interesting to see how the process of making each kind of cheese varies.

Good book, could be better. Mar 26, Frank Weever rated it really liked it Shelves: The book is also exceedingly clear about the conditions the cheese must be made in and aged in, and the amount of time and investment which goes into good cheese. The one thing no cheese making book I’ve read covers is that you can use yogurt and buttermilk as your starters, you don’t have to buy commercially made starters.

I made the 30 minute mozzarella and it came out pretty well, but I don’t think I let it set up firmly enough. Dec 27, Ana Mardoll rated it it was amazing Shelves: It contains a wealth of information. Jan 04, Linda rated it it was amazing. These 20 locations in New South Wales: These 10 locations in Queensland: We are using this book right now to experiment with raw milk.

Home Cheese Making: Recipes for 75 Delicious Cheeses by Ricki Carroll

Here are 85 recipes for cheeses and other dairy products that require basic cheese making techniques and the freshest of ingredients, offering the satisfaction of turning out a covete The classic home cheese making primer has been updated and revised to reflect the increased interest in artisanal-quality cheeses and the availability of cheese making supplies and equipment. Yarra Plenty Regional Library. Feb 26, HB rated it really liked it.


Turn over the cheese, re-dress it, and press at 50 pounds of pressure for 30 chefse. That, in of itself, makes it a good purchase for me.

Home Cheese Making: Recipes for 75 Delicious Cheeses

The book is very clear and up-front about the equipment and materials which need to be purchased before making a certain types of cheese. Here are recipes for cheeses and carrolo dairy products that require basic cheese making techniques and the freshest of ingredients, offering the satisfaction of turning out a coveted delicacy.

Will be more useful when I get out of the beginning stages, perhaps? Open to the public Book; Illustrated English Show 0 more libraries Her book has become a classic reference. Want to Read saving…. I’m going to We are using this book right now to experiment with raw milk.

Start with the lactic cheese, which requires very few pieces of equipment and you probably have something that will work for each in your kitchen alreadyand turns out a simple, delicious cheese that you’ve never bought at the grocery store. Great overview of the basics of cheese making, necessary equipment, ,aking why various ingredients are important.

But it did get me really excited about making cheese, so I’m almost certain that it’s in my future All this has made me a bit worried and I don’t believe I’m currently carro,l to start cheese making – at least not in my tiny kitchen! Summary This edition includes 75 recipes for cheese, recipes for dairy products, including creme fraiche, sour cream and yoghurt, 60 recipes for cooking with cheese, plus tips from cheese makers and lots of cheesy lore.

Plus information on how to enjoy homemade cheeses, how to serve a cheese course at home, cheese tips, lore, quotes, cheese making glossary, and more. Do you think this is a good thing? Check copyright status Cite this Title Home cheese making: She really is the cheese queen – but some of the recipes don’t match to the recipes on her website, creating confusion as to which version to use, and I wish the book had more pictures which is why I mainly use the website.

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Yes, you can make great mozarella cheese in 30 minutes, no kidding! Definitely the place to start for first-time cheese makers!


Place the curd blocks in the whey and soak for 1 hour, at which time the cheese will have a texture similar to that of cooked chicken breast and will rise to the surface. Mackay Regional Council Libraries. Provides lots of information about milk, supplies, and materials.

The frustrating thing about this book is that for some recipes she is incredibly detailed “increase temperature a degree a minute”, “press at X pounds of pressure for X amount of time”, and so onand at other times she is incredibly not detailed leaving you wondering what the heck you’re supposed to do, most notably in the recipe for ricotta salata “put a saucer or glass of water on top”, saucers and glasses of water do not weigh the same, “ag I have only worked on some of the fresh cheeses.

There are some recipes that are lacking in detail, and I end up referring to her website for clarification. As I’ve been interested in cheese making, I’ve also looked at a few goat books, and one of them has a recipe for making hard cheese by just using milk and lemon juice, so there are other options out there besides buying starters from cheese making supply companies.

Carrol’s style of writing is straight forward and enjoyable, her instructions are good though I wasn’t sure how long to wait for the “curds and whey to separate”, and I think the result is wetter cheese than I wantedand the concept enchanting.

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Home Cheese Making: Recipes for 75 Delicious Cheeses – book by Ricki Carroll

Harry Bailey Memorial Library. I received a copy of this book from Storey Publishing for my honest review. The pictures are clear and precise, and I actually feel that I understand what is going on in the pictures not often the case with do-it-yourself books!

Contents Ingredients Equipment Techniques Soft cheese Hard cheese Italian cheese Whey cheese Bacteria- and mold-ripened cheese Other dairy products Serving, enjoying, and cooking with cheese. Central Chefse Regional Library.