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Offline goat lady

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Greek Feta Cheese Making Culture
« on: March 12, 2009, 10:36:57 AM »
I had a greek man bring me a bottle of greek feta culture that was kinda neat the bottle is all in greek its says NYTIA TYOY  on it you use a small cap full to set 2 gallons of milk.It makes a stong flavored feta.


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Re: Greek Feta Cheese Making Culture
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2009, 04:59:40 PM »
Goat Lady, hope you don't mind I split your post into new topic . . . now that's interesting!

I googled "NYTIA TYOY" and zero hits in the whole wide world, so I assume it must be in Greek characters. Is there any more info on the container such as manufacturer or do you know where you could buy it?

Also, is it for use with goat's milk or cow's milk and is it just a rennet or lipase or starter culture or combination of all 3 or something else?

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Re: Greek Feta Cheese Making Culture
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2009, 11:33:51 AM »
I 've to translate the bottle nothing comes up. Next time I get into town I'll stop at the greek bakery and see if they can help

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Re: Greek Feta Cheese Making Culture
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2009, 01:09:43 PM »
Well, the greek work for rennet is pytia (πυτιά). Can't make out the second part, though. If you scan the label or take a pic, I can read/translate for you.
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