Author Topic: 7" Brie - Does it look okay to you?  (Read 4700 times)

Offline cowboycheese

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Re: 7" Brie - Does it look okay to you?
« Reply #15 on: January 06, 2014, 04:11:07 PM »
Been there, had that. I'd say about 50% of my cams come out somewhat concave on the sides, some with straight sides and one batch that looked like hamburger patties  :o

I'm thinking it is probably more due to the wonderful dry climate we live in and how hard it is to keep them at the appropriate humidity. All the commercial geo/pc breeding rooms I've seen have fancy equipment to keep the RH at the right spot - for the whole life of the cheese up to wrapping. I'm trying to keep them in the mini-caves until ready to eat - even in the refrigerator part of aging.

Offline High Altitude

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Re: 7" Brie - Does it look okay to you?
« Reply #16 on: January 08, 2014, 12:23:18 PM »
Overwhelmed...thanks for all the awesome comments...and the cheeses  :)!

Pretty soon I hope to open the THICK mini-brie (the same recipe).  I'm sure it won't be the same as this one (no concaving sides), but hopefully another success story to report.
Have some (homemade) wine with that cheese!