Fresh Mascarpone Cheese

mascarpone with zester

Making your own mascarpone cheese might be the best mascarpone cheese you've ever had. I met mascarpone later in life. I knew about it, sure. I had witnessed people swooning, waxing poetic over its creaminess and delicate flavor. But I never really understood all the fuss. To me, this cream cheese from the Lombardy region of northern Italy tasted like a pale imitation of the familiar cream cheese of my ...

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Fresh Farmer’s Cheese From Your Kitchen

homemade farmers cheese

Step-by-step instructions on making your own farmer's cheese, with photographs. Before the age of mass distribution and consumerism, dairy farmers started making cheese to preserve excess milk. Farmer’s cheese was one of the first, and arguably the easiest, they likely made, which is probably why this type of cheese has a wide-ranging culture and long history around ...

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