Artisan Cheese Making at Home: Techniques & Recipes for by Ed Anderson, Mary Karlin

By Ed Anderson, Mary Karlin

Just a century in the past, cheese used to be nonetheless a comparatively local and ecu phenomenon, and cheese making innovations have been restricted by way of weather, geography, and gear. yet glossy expertise besides the hot artisanal renaissance has spread out the varied, commonly used, and dynamic global of cheese to lovers keen to take its humble fundamentals—milk, starters, coagulants, and salt—and rework them into complicated edibles. 

Artisan Cheese Making at Home is the main bold and complete consultant to domestic cheese making, packed with easy-to-follow directions for making mouthwatering cheese and dairy goods. popular cooking teacher Mary Karlin has spent years operating along the country’s so much passionate artisan cheese producers—cooking, developing, and studying the nuances in their alternate. She offers her findings during this lavishly illustrated advisor, which gains greater than 80 recipes for a various variety of cheeses: from quickly and pleasing Mascarpone and Queso Blanco to cultured items like Crème Fraîche and Yogurt to flavorful decisions like Saffron-Infused Manchego, Irish-Style Cheddar, and Bloomy Blue Log Chèvre. 

Artisan Cheese Making at Home starts off with a primer overlaying milks, starters, cultures, common coagulants, and bacteria—everything the newbie must start. the guts of the booklet is a grasp category in domestic cheese making: development uncomplicated talents with clean cheeses like ricotta and dealing as much as constructing and getting older complicated mold-ripened cheeses. additionally lined are strategies and kit, together with drying, urgent, and brining, in addition to molds and ripening packing containers. final yet now not least, there's a complete bankruptcy on cooking with cheese that incorporates greater than twenty globally-influenced recipes that includes the completed cheeses, reminiscent of Goat Cheese and Chive Fallen Soufflés with Herb-Citrus French dressing and Blue Cheese, Bacon, and Pear Galette. 

Offering an approachable exploration of the alchemy of this impressive foodstuff, Artisan Cheese Making at Home proves that hand-crafting cheese is not just attainable, but in addition a desirable and profitable process.

Show description

Read or Download Artisan Cheese Making at Home: Techniques & Recipes for Mastering World-Class Cheeses PDF

Similar cookbooks books

Marinades, Rubs, Brines, Cures and Glazes

During this revised and multiplied version of his best-selling ebook, grilling guru Jim Tarantino explains the artwork and technology of marinades and provides greater than four hundred savory, candy, and highly spiced recipes. that includes a hundred and fifty brand-new recipes and sections on brines, remedies, and glazes, this marinating bible is brim-full of principles for getting ready wet and flavorful pork, chicken, greens, and more—both interior and out—including:Apple Cider Brine • Zesty Jalapeño Lime Glaze • Tapenade Marinade • Ancho-Espresso Dry Rub • Grilled Iberian beef Loin with Blood Orange–Sherry Sauce • Vietnamese Grilled Lobster SaladMARINADES, RUBS, BRINES, remedies & GLAZES presents domestic chefs with a various repertoire of mouthwatering recipes and fail-safe innovations, so that you can grill, steam, sauté, roast, and broil with self assurance.

Fix-It and Forget-It: Holiday Appetizers, Finger Foods, and Beverages

Fifty delicious and savory slow-cooker recipes for the vacation season

Present your folks and kin with a vacation meal they’ll always remember utilizing those time-tested, easy-to-manage recipes for appetizers, snacks, and drinks. together with information for placing jointly a faultless dinner party, this choice of recipes—drawn from the Fix-It and Forget-It Christmas Cookbook—features scrumptious treats and beverages such as:

·Creamy Artichoke Dip

· Cranberry Meatballs

· Caramel Peanut Butter Dip

· Orange Cider Punch

And even more!

The Best Little Book of Preserves and Pickles

This can be the one booklet it is important to make great-tasting jams, jellies, marmalades, pickles, chutneys, syrups and sauces. integrated are distinctive tips about neighborhood or natural constituents, low-sugar or no-sugar spreads and handcrafting present jars. Judith Choate is a three-time James Beard Award winner.

Gelato, Ice Creams & Sorbets

Jam packed jam-packed with vintage Italian ice cream recipes, this cookbook also will introduce gelato aficionados to a couple new favorites that may depart them feeling refreshed all yr around. Exploring the heritage of ice lotions it discusses how turned essentially the most enjoyed muffins of our time, describing the way it all all started with Italian ices.

Additional info for Artisan Cheese Making at Home: Techniques & Recipes for Mastering World-Class Cheeses

Sample text

Leaf oregano scents tomato sauce, roast chicken, roast potatoes, and braises. Always crumble dried oregano between your fingers to release its fragrance. Store leaf oregano in a sealed jar; store wild oregano on the stem in a sealed plastic bag. Keep both away from light and heat. 36 in the kitchen | notes on ingredients Feta Cheese Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Our extra-virgin olive oil comes from a family-owned estate in Greece. We proudly put a Kokkari label on it and pour it as a dip for guests. Except for deep-frying, when we substitute vegetable oil because of its higher smoke point, we use only this extra-virgin oil in our kitchen.

Even well-heeled Greeks have a soft spot for the humble gigandes. Serve these creamy beans as a meze, as a side dish with roast lamb or goat, or as a meatless main course. 1 pound dried gigandes (giant white beans; see page 37) or other white beans Sea salt and freshly ground pepper 1 large onion, coarsely chopped 1 large carrot, peeled and coarsely chopped 2 inner ribs celery, coarsely chopped 1 large leek, including pale green parts, coarsely chopped and rinsed 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tablespoon dried Greek oregano, crumbled 2 bay leaves 2½ cups Kokkari Tomato Sauce (page 212) ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil 4 tablespoons minced fresh dill ¼ pound Greek feta cheese, crumbled Cover the beans with 3 inches of cold water and let soak overnight.

32 in the kitchen | the soul of greek cuisine notes on ingredients Most of the ingredients we use at Kokkari are readily available at well-stocked supermarkets. For a few, like dried wild oregano or dried gigandes beans, you may need to shop at a specialty store or online retailer (see Resources, page 224). To assist you in provisioning your Greek kitchen, we offer some guidance in choosing the following staples. in the kitchen | notes on ingredients 35 Dried Oregano We use two kinds of dried oregano at Kokkari: loose-leaf Greek oregano and a wild Greek oregano dried and sold on the stem.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.01 of 5 – based on 38 votes