Panier of Plenty

Day four

Label, by neighbouring artist

Label, by neighbouring artist

I can now see the weeks efforts in front of me, alive and mutable. The caillé is ladled into moulds quickly reduces as the sérum drains. As the cheeses from Monday and Tuesday rest on their rack and are turned regularly, a light yellow coating indicates their age as they dry at 22° before being moved to the cold chamber (13°).

L'égouttage

L’égouttage

A light bloom of penicillin

A light bloom of penicillin

The petit-lait for the cochons

The petit-lait for the cochons

Frais - avec noix et miel

Frais – avec noix et miel

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One thought on “Day four

  1. mesarapugs on said:

    Love the label and how charming to have a local artist design it! And finished product – sublime! What a combination with the walnuts and honey ! Yum!

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