Posts Tagged ‘homemade’

Homemade Almond Milk

Why have I not done this before?! Homemade almond milk is the most delicious thing I’ve ever made in less than 5 minutes. It’s creamy, nourishing, smooth, satisfying, and has that real almond flavour – the one that almond extract tries to replicate and can’t. I will never buy almond milk again. It doesn’t come […]

Hopefield Farmhouse Cheddar – Part 2

I mentioned a month ago in a post on how to make Cheddar (Hopefield Farmhouse Cheddar – Part 1) that the cheese would need to age for at least one month. Well folks, here we are. The plan was to leave my three little cheese wheels to age slightly longer, since I prefer sharper cheddar. […]

Hopefield Farmhouse Cheddar – Part 1

Ever since the cheese course ended in June, I have wanted to try out my new skills at home, but haven’t quite had a chance. Mostly because I have been house-sitting in lovely Camps Bay with distractions that include taking the very naughty dogs to the beach, spending too much time outdoors in this warm […]

Ricotta Magic

Fresh ricotta is one of life’s greatest little miracles. Transforming that horrible-looking yellowish liquid (whey) into a delicious soft white cheese is truly magical. And ridiculously easy: I will never throw out whey ever again! There are other things you can do with the whey, such as feeding it to houseplants or pets, but ricotta […]

Homemade Greek Yogurt

As my yogurt and cheese-making dreams are running wild, I have at least turned the yogurt-making part into a reality. Yesterday I made my first batch of Greek yogurt with Jersey milk from the dairy. I started with 3 litres of milk (which produces about 1.5 litres of Greek yogurt after straining). It is unbelievably […]