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creme fraiche cottage cheese
« on: November 20, 2017, 03:49:48 PM »
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second try at this.  It was immensely popular the first time around.

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Re: creme fraiche cottage cheese
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2017, 09:26:14 PM »
This is a new one to me. Tell me more about it - taste & texture. (It sounds good, just by the name!)
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Re: creme fraiche cottage cheese
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2017, 09:46:13 AM »
Texture very much like commercial cottage cheese, but richer (oilier?) cream; taste almost like Havarti but a little "cheesier".  That isn't a good description except I don't think I CAN describe it - it's like a smell in the back of your nose. I pretty much made it because I have a lot of stuff I am waiting on and can't eat.  I don't much care for bought cottage cheese but I ate this up.

I made the creme fraiche a day ahead (you only need heavy cream and mesophil B, but my dad says you can use buttermilk as a starter too).  Then you can make the cottage cheese and when ready, mix in 1 1/2 C of the creme fraiche and it's ready.

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Re: creme fraiche cottage cheese
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2017, 09:38:55 AM »
Sounds heavenly! Do you have access to raw milk or at least non-ultra-pasteurized cream?

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Re: creme fraiche cottage cheese
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2017, 11:03:34 AM »
I've done cream cheese overnight but never seen this one.  May have to give it a try as we love cottage cheese.
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Re: creme fraiche cottage cheese
« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2017, 11:16:25 AM »
Sounds heavenly! Do you have access to raw milk or at least non-ultra-pasteurized cream?
I have non ultra pasteurized cream, and non homogenized (but pasteurized) milk from Trickling Springs Creamery in PA delivered to a store about 2 miles from me.  Good milk and cream.

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Re: creme fraiche cottage cheese
« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2017, 08:36:18 AM »
Yes, indeed - I'm envious. I have to drive an hour to get non-homogenized milk, and it is EXPENSIVE!!!
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