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Offline Tea

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Re: Feta Cheese Recipe #4
« Reply #15 on: July 23, 2008, 01:56:44 AM »
First pic and the first turn and half hour makr.
Second pic next turn half an hour later.  It always amazes me how much whey is drained in just this period.
Third is how I drain in a cake tray and cheesecloth.
Fourth is the next morning in the brine.
That's it folks, nice and easy.
This batch is a real winner.  Everyone loves the herbs and garlic through it, and are actually eating it out of the storage container.

« Last Edit: July 24, 2008, 04:39:50 PM by Tea »


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Re: Feta Cheese Recipe #4
« Reply #16 on: July 23, 2008, 05:56:16 AM »
great job Tea. i really like those baskets you are using

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Re: Feta Cheese Recipe #4
« Reply #17 on: July 23, 2008, 06:03:35 AM »
Looks great Tea, pictures worth 1000 words, I need to make some more Feta, but already have so much other cheese stacked up!

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Re: Feta Cheese Recipe #4
« Reply #18 on: July 23, 2008, 04:43:10 PM »
Thanks Reg, they are ideal for making the fetta. I also use them to make the halloumi too.

I agree Cheese Head, but fetta is something that we always are using, so this ended up being a first priority, and not what I really wanted to make.  Now hopefully this weekend I get to make what I want, but I can't decided which one first.  ;D

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Re: Feta Cheese Recipe #4
« Reply #19 on: July 23, 2008, 06:48:09 PM »
Tea, good point, but in 10 days my family and I are going on holiday for 2 weeks and already lots of hard cheeses and 5 Camemberts in the cave! Quick question, what herbs did you use?


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Re: Feta Cheese Recipe #4
« Reply #20 on: July 23, 2008, 08:00:06 PM »
Basil and rosemary, and I had them on hand.  Could have chopped the basil a bit more, but oh well, live and learn.

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Re: Feta Cheese Recipe #4
« Reply #21 on: August 15, 2008, 07:41:40 PM »
I gave up smoking 5 years ago and my new taste buds got absolutely addicted to Feta, Fresh Coriander leaves, Light fresh chilli and the best simple/light olive oil.

To die for :-)

Shame it cost me more than a few pounds lol


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Re: Feta Cheese Recipe #4
« Reply #22 on: August 16, 2008, 04:49:35 PM »
Ahh but when the pounds have gone on so lovingly, it hard to get cranky at them.  ;)

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Re: Feta Cheese Recipe #4
« Reply #23 on: February 20, 2009, 02:13:28 PM »
hi tea
when you drain your curd in the baskets do you press it at all or just let it sit?
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Re: Feta Cheese Recipe #4
« Reply #24 on: February 21, 2009, 03:38:22 PM »
Brent these "press" under their own weight.  Just keep turning them during the day, then leave over night.  Very easy.


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