A blog that I am very fond of is Fromage Homage, every week a new cheese and a little story. Now the owner of the blog has started setting recipe challenges. The latest one titled ‘Cheesy Romance’ is to win some heart shaped cheeses so I thought I would share a recipe for a cocktail,… Read More Cheesy Romance
The second of my Christmas progress reports. This time my Little Smiler; a bit of a refresh, this is not an attempt at a historical cheese but wanting to add a child friendly, easy eating cheese to my portfolio. I hoped that allowing it to mature I would none the less end up with older… Read More Smile!
Time for a bit of a winter cheese tasting and an update on how some of the cheeses have been progressing. First a huge disappointment – Navy surplus, this is one of my new cheeses. It is not based on a historical concept but I hope to include a blue cheese into my portfolio of… Read More Winter Blues? – An update on Navy Surplus
This week I was making Thump! a variation on Bang! I part skimmed the milk and produced some cultured butter, using Marybelle yogurt to start the process and shaking my top of the milk cream in a Fen Farm glass bottle to produce my little butter pearls. The end result I salted and it was… Read More My Family and Other Cheeses
This week my focus has been on trying to create an Angelot cheese. Based on Fruitful Endeavours, the 16th century household secrets of Lady Tollemache, which refers to an Angelot cheese being made there. The nearest thing I could find to a recipe for Angleot of a similar period was in The Queen-like Closet or Rich… Read More Angelot – Chèvre – Navy Surplus Update and the S Shaped Pond
This week at Easton Farm Park I attempted my first blue cheese. Within my project I have in mind recreating the ‘missing’ Suffolk cheeses but also developing some of my own. This includes creating a blue to be called Navy Surplus – for those that have been following the timeline, the joke will be that… Read More Stilton Shivers – Navy Surplus – Toby’s Walk
I was delighted to be asked to join Easton Farm Park in the Children’s farm at the Suffolk Show. For me an ideal opportunity to demonstrate the process of making cheese and to talk to people, hoping that they could tell me more about the mystery of the cheese in Suffolk going missing. All the… Read More Suffolk Show and Venezuelan Cheese