So here goes my very first cheese making adventure! My heat doesn't work so well, so maintaining a steady temperature when it's only 10deg or so outside is proving to be quite a challenge. For that reason I decided to begin with the most basic farmers soft cheese, just for practice in heating/cooling, and using... Continue Reading →
Cultures and Fermentation!
I spent last week in Ohio, visiting my Grandparents. Of course I had a whole list of things to do whilst there; write a blog post, read two books, do more research on building materials, catch up on letter-writing, and back up my computer, among other things. Of course I got sidetracked on my very... Continue Reading →
Starting the Sourdough
As I sit here, writing, it's fifteen degrees outside, with sharp powdery snow being blown hither and yon. Zada (my long suffering, well traveled dog) thinks it's all great fun, but I can't wait to be back in the tropics! The holidays have passed, and now it's time to hit the grindstone again, so as... Continue Reading →