Mary Karlin, author of Artisan Cheese Making at Home, shows cooking enthusiasts how to create three flavorful handmade cheeses in your home kitchen.
Learn to make artisan cheeses in your home kitchen that will delight your family and friends! Author Mary Karlin teaches you step-by-step how to create three flavorful handmade cheeses. Begin with fresh goat’s milk chevre, then advance to mozzarella and finish with an aged cheddar. Mary shows you the tools and techniques you’ll need to be successful and walks you through the cheese production process from preparation to plate.
Lesson 1. Introduction
Meet Mary, learn about the Craftsy platform and discuss the reason you’re here: Cheese!
Lesson 2. Essential Tools & Ingredients
Learn about everything you’ll need to craft cheese. Mary shows you all the essential tools and ingredients.
Lesson 3. Starting Chevre
Begin the process of creating delicious chevre. You’ll learn about various cheese making methods and develop an understanding of inoculation.
Lesson 4. Finishing Chevre
Learn to drain, salt and embellish your chevre. Mary’s detailed instruction will guide you from cheese production to plate.
Lesson 5. Mozzarella
Begin the process of creating decadent mozzarella by creating curds and whey and learning about various shaping options.
Lesson 6. Starting Cheddar
The aged cheese adventure begins with cheddar. Get started with Mary’s farmhouse cheddar recipe and easy instructions.
Lesson 7. Making Cheddar
Get the word on curds. Learn to cut, stir, expose, drain, press and redress the curds with Mary’s help.
Lesson 8. Finishing Cheddar
Prepare your cheddar for aging with a wax rind or bandage wrap.
Lesson 9. Drying, Ripening, Aging
Finish off your fromage by learning about your drying, ripening and aging options.