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Offline nym

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First Feta
« on: December 05, 2016, 12:48:27 PM »
Hi All

I'm really pleased with how my first feta turned out and how surprisingly easy it was to make   :D

My only concern is that (after five weeks) the cheese is developing a slight sliminess. I'm not too worried as it still tastes fine and I've read on this forum that it is not harmful. But I would love to know how to cure it.
I have it stored in the fridge in 8% brine made as follows

1 litre water
90g salt
1/2 tsp CaCl2
1/4 tsp vinegar

Any suggestions please?

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Re: First Feta
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2016, 05:56:39 PM »
I think more cacl on the brine might help.
Ann

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Re: First Feta
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2016, 12:46:14 PM »
I agree with AnnDee.  Add another 1/2 tsp of CaCl2 to the recipe.  Rinse any slime off and put it into new brine.

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Re: First Feta
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2016, 04:09:31 AM »
Thank you AnnDee and Kern. I'll give it a try.
I'm still very pleased with my effort despite the slight slime   ;)