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Offline KarenD

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Raw or pasteurized milk for aged feta?
« on: November 15, 2009, 10:40:46 AM »
If you plan to age feta longer than 60 days before consuming it, is it safe to use raw goat milk?


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Re: Raw or pasteurized milk for aged feta?
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2009, 11:27:21 AM »
Wellcome to the forum Karen

Being from a trusted source, most definitely - yes. I do that all the time with goat and cow milk.
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Re: Raw or pasteurized milk for aged feta?
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2009, 11:56:24 AM »
Thanks Alex!  The milk comes from my own Nubian goats.  I have been making fresh chevre mainly, but I think feta will be a wonderful way to preserve their milky greatness through their drying off period this winter.

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Re: Raw or pasteurized milk for aged feta?
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2009, 12:11:23 PM »
Welcome Karen. I use raw milk whenever possible. I do not have my own critters so it's not always possible. Good luck with your feta!