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Re: What's in your cave?
« Reply #15 on: October 10, 2017, 08:14:08 AM »
I have 1 cave dedicated to my washed rind like Raclette, Mutschli, Morbier and Tilsit.
1 for white mould cheeses; currently I have Chaource, Saint Marcellin, Valencay and Brie.
1 Natural rind; Cotswold, Farmstead, Lancashire, Gouda, Caerphilly, Appenzeller and Montasio.
1 for blue: Fourme d'Ambert and Gorgonzola
2 for vacuumed packed: Derby, Cantal, Parmesan (17-18 months old), Gouda, Cumin Gouda, Chili Gouda, Asiago, etc.
And 1 small display chiller for a bit of everything.
I make cheese 3-4 days a week, even when I don't ask for it the local farmer deliver milk to my doorstep! I am currently teaching some people here to make cheese too, less work for me, that is my motive of course.
Wow! What a gathering of cheese!

Who eats all that cheese? You sell to restaurants, yes?

Wow.... 8)

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Boofer, between family, friends, neighbours and some restaurants...sometimes I am left with odd pieces of cheese to eat.  ;D
Yes, I sell to restaurants, I am trying to get Malaysians to eat more stinky cheeses :)
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Re: What's in your cave?
« Reply #16 on: October 10, 2017, 10:10:11 AM »
Ann, WOW!!!  I think I have cheese's envy :P
All I gots is uh old 1/2 of a caerphilly ??? I do have the 4 Brie goin in soon.


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Re: What's in your cave?
« Reply #17 on: October 10, 2017, 11:00:01 PM »
Ann, WOW!!!  I think I have cheese's envy :P
All I gots is uh old 1/2 of a caerphilly ??? I do have the 4 Brie goin in soon.
ROFLMAO  ;D

A truly sad state of affairs.... :( :'(  I think a tear almost fell seeing that lonely wedge.

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Re: What's in your cave?
« Reply #18 on: October 11, 2017, 11:21:39 AM »
Your cheese looks lonesome, now that you have time, make some friends for this Caeraphilly  ;D
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Re: What's in your cave?
« Reply #19 on: October 11, 2017, 11:25:08 AM »
Ann, WOW!!!  I think I have cheese's envy :P
All I gots is uh old 1/2 of a caerphilly ??? I do have the 4 Brie goin in soon.

Know how you feel old buddy.  I just started back to filling mine.  Got a few remnants left over in the door there but just did a 4 pound Cheddar and a 4 pound Gouda.  Still have a long way to go. :-\
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Re: What's in your cave?
« Reply #20 on: October 11, 2017, 11:31:57 AM »
This is indeed sad - but it is also inspiring me to get back to making cheese before my cave, too, is as lonely as yours!
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Re: What's in your cave?
« Reply #21 on: October 11, 2017, 11:34:14 AM »
Blue mold :o

 ;D if you're referring to the blue basket on 1 of my pic, it was to secure the wood that push the cheese under brine. I am not into flipping half way during brining, so I have to make sure all cheese submerged under the brine.
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Re: What's in your cave?
« Reply #22 on: October 11, 2017, 12:10:30 PM »
This is indeed sad - but it is also inspiring me to get back to making cheese before my cave, too, is as lonely as yours!
  I also have a smaller one for blues.  Sitting empty.  :(
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Re: What's in your cave?
« Reply #23 on: October 11, 2017, 12:43:27 PM »
Blue mold :o

 ;D if you're referring to the blue basket on 1 of my pic, it was to secure the wood that push the cheese under brine. I am not into flipping half way during brining, so I have to make sure all cheese submerged under the brine.
Ann I didn't see anything wrong with your fridge I really meant the mold in mine :P
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Re: What's in your cave?
« Reply #24 on: October 11, 2017, 07:54:48 PM »
Blue mold :o

 ;D if you're referring to the blue basket on 1 of my pic, it was to secure the wood that push the cheese under brine. I am not into flipping half way during brining, so I have to make sure all cheese submerged under the brine.
Ann I didn't see anything wrong with your fridge I really meant the mold in mine :P

Ahahaha, you mean half a wheel and lots of blue mold then?
Hey, I am waiting for your new post on Blue cheese again. I have read a lot of your posts!
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Re: What's in your cave?
« Reply #25 on: October 15, 2017, 04:51:20 PM »
Well I finally used my "blue cheese" mini cave.  Did a 4 pound Toma Blu.  First time so wish me luck!   My 4 pound Gouda is coming along nicely.  Should be waxed soon.
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Re: What's in your cave?
« Reply #26 on: October 15, 2017, 05:05:58 PM »
Toma blue?? OK, still looks good,very nice knit Al
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Re: What's in your cave?
« Reply #27 on: October 15, 2017, 09:55:50 PM »
Thanks buddy!  The blu is on the top photo and the gouda the bottom.  This is a new type blu, for me anyway, that I came across.  It is usually aged in herbs but mine won't be.  https://cheese.com/toma-blu-alle-erbe/
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Re: What's in your cave?
« Reply #28 on: October 16, 2017, 11:20:36 AM »
Very nice Al! Please post more development on the blue. I haven't heard of the toma blue before.
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Re: What's in your cave?
« Reply #29 on: October 17, 2017, 09:37:53 AM »
Sweet-looking Gouda, Al. A feeling of satisfaction washes over me when I see a wheel like that. :)

I just did a 4-gallon raw milk Tomme last week. Now I'm inspired to repeat the effort and incorporate a little PR. Thanks, Al.

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