Happy HolidaySs Giveaway - Last Sponsor Giveaway of the Year!

Come Enter the BrewDeals/FastFerment Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Food and Beverage > Cheese Making Forum > Tried my hand at Mozz...
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 08-04-2009, 01:29 PM   #11
Homercidal
Moderator
HBT_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Homercidal's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Reed City, MI
Posts: 24,151
Liked 2348 Times on 1666 Posts
Likes Given: 1313

Default

I forgot to ask my other question!

When making Mozz, can you use the leftover whey to make ricotta? I thought I saw something online that showed a person making ricotta after making another cheese.

__________________
I see lonely ships upon the water. Better save the women and children first. Sail away with someone's daughter. Better save the women and children first.

Homer's Brew Log
Homercidal is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-04-2009, 06:24 PM   #12
lustreking
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Bethlehem, PA
Posts: 750
Liked 18 Times on 17 Posts
Likes Given: 7

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Homercidal View Post
1/4 tsp of liquid rennet diluted with 1/4 C of water and stirred thouroughly.
What kind of water did you use? Chlorinated tap water is bad for the rennet. You might want to try some bottled water.
__________________

My brewing site:
http://brewing.lustreking.com

lustreking is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-04-2009, 07:16 PM   #13
Austinhomebrew
Sponsor
HBT_SPONSOR.png
Vendor Ads 
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 3,495
Liked 109 Times on 89 Posts
Likes Given: 90

Default

Boiling the tap water first is good enough.

__________________
Austinhomebrew is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-05-2009, 04:49 PM   #14
Homercidal
Moderator
HBT_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Homercidal's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Reed City, MI
Posts: 24,151
Liked 2348 Times on 1666 Posts
Likes Given: 1313

Default

My water is fine. Of course a bit of bottled water is not going to break the bank either.

__________________
I see lonely ships upon the water. Better save the women and children first. Sail away with someone's daughter. Better save the women and children first.

Homer's Brew Log
Homercidal is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-05-2009, 07:08 PM   #15
Freezeblade
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Oakland, California
Posts: 1,415
Liked 22 Times on 13 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Homercidal View Post
I forgot to ask my other question!

When making Mozz, can you use the leftover whey to make ricotta? I thought I saw something online that showed a person making ricotta after making another cheese.
How to Make Ricotta Cheese: 9 steps (with pictures) - wikiHow

I'll just leave this here.
__________________
Primary:Russian River Redemption clone, Kelly's Melomel, Graham's English Cider 22-23
Clearing:Apple Wine
Aging:Public House Dry Stout, Procrastination Porter, Mr. Brown Ale, Westvleteren 12 Clone, Mead, Duvel Clone, Graham's English Cider 6-21, Belgian Draak Strong Ale, Fig Melomel, Acerglyn, Restorative Tonic Metheglyn
Freezeblade is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-06-2009, 01:43 PM   #16
lustreking
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Bethlehem, PA
Posts: 750
Liked 18 Times on 17 Posts
Likes Given: 7

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Freezeblade View Post

From that ariticle, it says:
Quote:
This process relies on allowing the inoculated bacteria in whey to further ferment the liquid as it sits at room temperature for an additional 12-24 hours.
Will this process work with the 30 minute mozzarella, which uses citric acid instead of a culture?
__________________

My brewing site:
http://brewing.lustreking.com

lustreking is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-06-2009, 03:42 PM   #17
IrregularPulse
Hobby Collector
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
IrregularPulse's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 43,506
Liked 2796 Times on 2743 Posts
Likes Given: 122

Default

Going to do this tonight possibly if I can find the citric acid, rennet, and cheese salt locally. What kind of stores carry these items?

Other questions, how critical is water volume when dissolving? Is it important to have a certain amount of water in the mix, or just enough to get it dissolved?

__________________
Tap Room Hobo

I should have stuck to four fingers in Vegas. :o - marubozo
IrregularPulse is online now
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-06-2009, 03:44 PM   #18
dataz722
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
dataz722's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Middletown, De
Posts: 36,024
Liked 3000 Times on 2954 Posts
Likes Given: 28

Default

Check your LHBS for the stuff.

__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Yuri_Rage View Post
Sorry, I am sworn as a mod to disagree with the above statement. But as a rational person, I do agree.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Randar View Post
I was wrong
dataz722 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-06-2009, 03:45 PM   #19
IrregularPulse
Hobby Collector
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
IrregularPulse's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 43,506
Liked 2796 Times on 2743 Posts
Likes Given: 122

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dataz722 View Post
Check your LHBS for the stuff.
F my LHBS. Closest is 1 hour away and Rapes your wallet. Plus the Lady who works there (her husband owns it) is the type that makes you feel like you're inconveniencing her to get off her chair from behind her book to sell you something.
How about GNC type place or grocery store have any of this? WalMart?
__________________
Tap Room Hobo

I should have stuck to four fingers in Vegas. :o - marubozo
IrregularPulse is online now
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-06-2009, 03:46 PM   #20
dataz722
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
dataz722's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Middletown, De
Posts: 36,024
Liked 3000 Times on 2954 Posts
Likes Given: 28

Default

possibly a health food store then.

__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Yuri_Rage View Post
Sorry, I am sworn as a mod to disagree with the above statement. But as a rational person, I do agree.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Randar View Post
I was wrong
dataz722 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tried Mozz with Ricki's kit RedIrocZ-28 Cheese Making Forum 19 07-08-2010 12:44 AM
AHS Mozz Kit zac Cheese Making Forum 7 02-23-2010 06:32 AM
Epic Mozz Fail zac Cheese Making Forum 15 07-22-2009 04:19 AM
First Cheese - AHS Mozz. and a ?? HomerT Cheese Making Forum 2 06-08-2009 08:57 PM
right hand left hand adapter Arrogant Bottling/Kegging 3 03-08-2009 05:37 PM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS