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La Serena - How does it transformed into liquid cheese?
« on: April 01, 2012, 08:33:52 AM »

It doesnt look bacterial (not a washed rind), is it the unique veg rennet responsible for this transformation?
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Re: La Serena - How does it transformed into liquid cheese?
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2012, 01:18:31 PM »
High moisture + rind flora + very proteolytic rennet. Same approach as a washed rind. Fatty sheep milk helps with creamyness.
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Re: La Serena - How does it transformed into liquid cheese?
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2012, 06:20:36 PM »
Is it the unique fat:protein ratio of sheep's milk which make this cheese production possible?  I also assume the native yeast are somewhat unique? (what strains are they?)

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Re: La Serena - How does it transformed into liquid cheese?
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2012, 08:09:06 PM »
Yes, the milk makes the cheese possible. But I think maybe you're asking if you can make it using other milk? of course. Try to match up the PF, which for this cheese is something like .70. In other words, like a good, fatty camembert. I don't know enough about the flora of this one.
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