Have you ever wondered how to make your own fresh cheeses at home? It’s much easier than most people think. With some pretty simple ingredients and equipment that you probably already have in your kitchen, you could be putting fresh, homemade cheese on your dinner table. Here are resources to get you started in making some popular cheeses.
Fresh mozzarella is simple and fun to make, and its mild flavor is a wonderful accompaniment to pizzas, pasta, salads and more. Learn to make it by following the instructions in Easy Cheesy (find a variation of the recipe in Quick Mozzarella).
2. Soft Goat Cheese
Goat’s milk fresh from the farm is great … but goat’s milk cheese is even better! Spread your goat cheese on crackers and bread, and to give it more flavor complexity, add fresh herbs. Learn to make this classic soft cheese by following the instructions in Goat Cheese and Mild Cheddar.
This thick, creamy cheese is often used in desserts. It pairs wonderfully with fresh fruit. It’s expensive to buy in stores, but easy and inexpensive to make at home. Learn more in How to Make Homemade Mascarpone Cheese.
All cheeses are best if made with fresh milk from happy, healthy, pastured animals.
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