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Feta Cheese

post #1 of 14
Thread Starter 
Over the weekend i made feta cheese from normal cow milk.
it is easy and taste great .
for 4 liter milk you need
 
1/8 tsp mesophilic culture
1/2 tsp rennet  (mix in 1/4 cup water)
1/2 calcium chloride (mix in a 1/4 cup water )
 
 
 
bring the milk to 30 c 
add the culture and mix
add the calcium and mix 
leave for an hour (maintain 30 c )
add the rennet mix
leave for an hour  (maintain 30 c )
 
cut the cheese and mix every 5 minuets for the next 15 minuets  .
put the cheese in molds or in a cheese cloth
 
drain for 6 hours 
 
rub 3 tsp of salt on the cheese 1 tsp at the time for 3 hours .
let it rest for 18 hours in a cool place .
 
put in a container and in to the frigid  the fridge   for 6 days if you can  . 
 

 

 

 

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post #2 of 14
So cool. Is it as tangy as the goat version?
post #3 of 14

Very nice!  thumb1.gif   Thanks for sharing your recipe & process!  beercheer.gif

post #4 of 14

Love Feta...Brings the Greek outta me!

 

Yummmm

 

Thank you so much for sharing!

 

Kat

post #5 of 14
Thank you for sharing your recipe! We like making cheese and will give this a try!
post #6 of 14
Thats so cool Ahron! Have a couple of questions.

1. What kind of milk sis you use? Raw, straight from the cow? Or was it a processed milk like whole milk and pastureized?

2. Do I see correctly? Did you heat the milk in a double boiler set-up?
post #7 of 14

Very cool Ahron at the next N FL Gathering you can teach us how to make cheese I really want to learn and that looks awesome

post #8 of 14

Great great job! I wish you were my neighbor. You always cook, smoke, make stuff that I'd love to try. Keep it up!

post #9 of 14

Looks super. Hope you can make next years N FL gathering. Thanks for sharing.

post #10 of 14
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by Smokeamotive View Post

Thats so cool Ahron! Have a couple of questions.

1. What kind of milk sis you use? Raw, straight from the cow? Or was it a processed milk like whole milk and pastureized?

2. Do I see correctly? Did you heat the milk in a double boiler set-up?

 

Hi thanks for your good words

i used normal milk from the shop . it is a problem to buy raw milk in the city.yes i do use double boiler so it keeps the heat .

post #11 of 14
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Originally Posted by Pineywoods View Post

Very cool Ahron at the next N FL Gathering you can teach us how to make cheese I really want to learn and that looks awesome

thanks i hope next year i will be able to make it .

post #12 of 14
Thread Starter 

thanks guys 

post #13 of 14

Yum...... good narration.

post #14 of 14

Very nice! Cheese making is on the list of things to play with. I have my Sausage technique going well. Next is a Curing Cabinet for Dry Curing, I have to make a Prosciutto! Then all the Toys to make Cheese...CJ aka JJ's kid

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