Home Cheese Making

Recipes for 75 Delicious Cheeses

3rd Edition

Ricki Carroll


The classic home cheese making primer has been updated and revised to reflect the increased interest in artisanal-quality cheeses and the availability of cheese making supplies and equipment.

Here are 85 recipes for cheeses and other dairy products that require basic cheese making techniques and the freshest of ingredients, offering the satisfaction of turning out a coveted delicacy. Among the step-by-step tested recipes for cheese varieties are:

  • farmhouse cheddar
  • gouda
  • fromage blanc
  • queso blanco
  • marscarpone
  • ricotta
  • 30-minute mozzarella

Recipes for dairy products include:

  • crème fraîche
  • sour cream
  • yogurt
  • keifer
  • buttermilk
  • clotted cream

There are also 60 recipes for cooking with cheese, including such treats as:

  • Ricotta Pancakes with Banana Pecan Syrup
  • Cream Cheese Muffins
  • Broiled Pears and Vermont Shepherd Cheese
  • Prosciutto and Cheese Calzones
  • Grilled Vegetable Stacks with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Profiles of home cheese makers and artisan cheese makers scattered throughout the text share the stories of people who love to make and eat good cheese. Plus information on how to enjoy homemade cheeses, how to serve a cheese course at home, cheese tips, lore, quotes, cheese making glossary, and more.

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