Making Cheese, Butter & Yogurt
Master cheese maker Ricki Carroll classic reference book demystifies the cheesemaking process: Ingredients, Equipment, Cleaning and Caring for Your Equipment, The Basic Techniques, and lastly, The Recipes.
Recipes for Soft Cheeses: Queso Blanco, Fromage Blanc, * Whole-Milk Ricotta, Feta
Recipes for Hard Cheeses: Traditional Cheddar, Gouda, Monterey Jack
Recipes for Cheeses: 30-Minute Mozzarella, Parmesan
Recipes for Other Dairy Products: Sour Cream, Butter, Yogurt
The co-founder and owner of New England Cheesemaking Supply in Ashfield, Massachusetts, Ricki Carroll learned cheesemaking in England. Her company has been supplying home cheese makers since 1978, with the goal of providing people with all the equipment and information needed to enjoy this most delicious of hobbies. Ricki teaches cheese making workshops around the country for beginners and advanced hobbyists alike, leads cheese making tours to Europe, and is a member of the American Cheese Society.
Since 1973, Storey Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
Read it in about 35 mins. It outlays a lot of the basic principles which is what one needs if they are looking to simply get started.