Author Topic: Leipäjuusto - Finnish Squeaky Cheese  (Read 11661 times)

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Re: Leipäjuusto - Finnish Squeaky Cheese
« Reply #15 on: August 19, 2011, 08:32:58 PM »
If you don't squeeze out all the whey it will just leak in the pan. Some will come out during cooking too. I just blotted it with a papper towel.

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Re: Leipäjuusto - Finnish Squeaky Cheese
« Reply #16 on: November 24, 2011, 08:51:04 PM »
I know that this an old thread but I wanted to say that I've made this cheese many times and I never put the curds in a colander.  After a lot of draining I scoop the wet curds into two 9 inch cake pans.  During broiling I may end up having to pour of the whey 3-4 times.  I also flip it to broil both sides.
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Re: Leipäjuusto - Finnish Squeaky Cheese
« Reply #17 on: December 14, 2011, 07:33:35 PM »
Either way they get drained don't they? I also flip and broil each side looks prettier.

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Re: Leipäjuusto - Finnish Squeaky Cheese
« Reply #18 on: December 14, 2011, 08:44:09 PM »
Either way they get drained don't they? I also flip and broil each side looks prettier.
My experience is that if I drain the curd too much, the final cheese comes out smaller.
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Re: Leipäjuusto - Finnish Squeaky Cheese
« Reply #19 on: December 14, 2011, 09:20:19 PM »
I don't have that problem and I have less seapage during the bake when I use the collander giving it a nice golden color.