My one share entitles me to approximately a gallon of milk a week. I like milk, but living alone, I am finding that to be a lot of milk to deal with. So I decided to try making some cheese.
First up, because it was easiest, was mascarpone, made from the cream I skimmed off one of the gallons. I used this recipe and it turned out fine, at least as far as I know. I think the only mascarpone I have had has been in Italian desserts, and at that time I did not know what I was eating.
|I think this is only the second time I have used this double boiler in 20 years.|
Most of this was mixed with honey and eaten on rhubarb muffins. And it was good!
|I don't know why this photo is so yellow - the cheese is actually white.|
Today I decided to try my hand at ricotta made from whole milk, using a recipe that came with Ricki's Cheesemaking Kit for Mozzarella and Ricotta (ordered from here).
|Looks like cheese to me!|