Made my first batch of goat cheese from my own goat milk!!

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by ametauss, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. ametauss

    ametauss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I loved this easy receipe that I got from my mom:

    1 gal goats milk
    4 tbl lemon juice
    4 tbl white vin

    2 tbl olive oil after it has drained
    any spice (I used garlic, onion, rosemary, basil with a little salt)

    Here's my question:

    This is suppose to be Feta cheese. Feta usually has an after bite...

    Mine is very tasty but extremely mild and you really taste the spice even though I didn't add a lot....

    I tasted it prior to adding the spice and it was blah.....

    I mean it tasted cheesey but not like Feta....

    Is my Mom's receipe bad (wouldn't be the first time)??

    Thanks!!
     
  2. MullersLaneFarm

    MullersLaneFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a good recipe. It's usually called Queso Blanco though, not feta.

    make it again and try putting sweet stuff in it, like pineapple and pecans. yum!!!
     
  3. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    What is white vin? I'd love to try this recipe - I haven't made cheese yet from my goats milk but I'm ready to learn.
     
  4. ametauss

    ametauss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    vin - vinegar

    I was told to give it a bite like feta to use buttermilk....

    That'll be next.....

    I think sweet additions would have been wonderful for the mildness of this cheese.....
     

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