Tuesday, April 10, 2007

A new reason to pump iron

The waiting game is becoming tedious. Each day I contemplate coring cheesie, just for a little taste. It is becoming harder and harder to restrain. To pass the time I have been brushing up on my cheesemaking knowledge. Visiting: Neal's Yard Dairy I finally discovered why I had so much trouble having the muslin stick to the outside of the cheese.

The cheesemakers of Appleby's Cheshire demonstrate their technique:

That's right, an IRON! They run an iron over the top of the wheel, to heat the cheese so the cloth sticks. This tid-bit of knowledge makes me want to make more cheese ASAP.

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