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What kind of cheese would you culture with mesophilic?
Cheddar - you would use thermophilic with the other cheeses.
What mold would you use making Blue Cheese?
Penicillium Roqueforti is what gives blue cheeses the wonderful veins and unique flavor.
What mold would create a rind on Brie?
Penicillium Candidum gets that wonderful rind and helps make creamy brie.
What country did Halloumi cheese originate?
Cyprus is to be congratulated for this frying cheese.
What is the optimum tempurature to colagulate milk after adding rennet?
85F-105F/30C-40C will produce those lovely curds. Much above or below will make yogurt, at best.
When making cheese, which type of milk should you avoid at all costs?
UHT, or Ultra High Temperature, kills off the good stuff that makes cheese, cheese.
What is commonly used to color cheese?
Annatto has been used as food coloring for thousands of years. If you read the answer on the label, no fair cheating!
One ingredient of Casu Marzu is...
If you can keep from gagging, the Live Larva makes Casu Marzu DELICIOUS!
Which type of milk would you use to make Chevre?
Chevre is French for GOAT CHEESE.
Which of these cheese originated from Spain?
Manchego! SI! Gracias!
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