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Several weeks ago I was under the mentorship of a Cultures For Health cheese expert and friend who agreed to teach me how to make feta cheese. Having never made REAL cheese before, I was nervous. Using the feta recipe in Home Cheesemaking by Ricki Carroll, I was taught tricks and given tips on how easy it is to make this cheese. I felt like a kid soaking in the magic.

The steps were fairly easy…could I do it on my own? I braved up last week, and did it! I want to share a few pictures of the main steps with you.

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Checking the curd

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Cutting the curd

 

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Stirred up curds

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Curds ready to drain

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Hanging the curds in cheesecloth

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Feta after draining

After draining, I simply salted the cheese and let it sit in the fridge to age for 5 days. Oops, by the fifth day, there were only a few chunks of feta left. I have no willpower with cheese!