Tried my hand at Mozz... - Page 3 - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > Food and Beverage > Cheese Making Forum > Tried my hand at Mozz...

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-06-2009, 02:47 PM   #21
IrregularPulse
Hobby Collector
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
IrregularPulse's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Nov 2007
Posts: 50,849
Liked 3459 Times on 3280 Posts


I'll have to make some phone calls today. It would be cool to half some fresh Mozz at my son's Bday this weekend and be able to tell people we made it, along with the beer they're drinking.
__________________
Tap Room Hobo

I should have stuck to four fingers in Vegas.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2009, 02:49 PM   #22
dataz722
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
 
dataz722's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Oct 2007
Middletown, De
Posts: 37,060
Liked 3061 Times on 3003 Posts


Try calling some italian shops and restarants. Some make their own mozzerella and might be able to just sell you the stuff from what they have.
__________________
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

 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2009, 06:36 PM   #23
Homercidal
Licensed Sensual Massage Therapist.
HBT_MODERATOR.png
 
Homercidal's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Feb 2008
Reed City, MI
Posts: 30,922
Liked 4858 Times on 3274 Posts


What is cheese salt? We used kosher salt. Is cheese salt something that I could get a the grocery? I did not find CaCl at the store either.
__________________
Day after day, it reappears. Night after night my heartbeat shows the fear. Ghosts appear and fade away. Come back another day.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2009, 06:47 PM   #24
dataz722
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
 
dataz722's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Oct 2007
Middletown, De
Posts: 37,060
Liked 3061 Times on 3003 Posts


I am not sure but I would assume that cheesesalt is just very fine salt. I would think that if you ground down kosher it would be fine. But I really do not know for sure if cheese salt has any extra in it.
__________________
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

 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2009, 08:16 PM   #25
lustreking
 
lustreking's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Aug 2006
Bethlehem, PA
Posts: 777
Liked 28 Times on 24 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by dataz722 View Post
I am not sure but I would assume that cheesesalt is just very fine salt. I would think that if you ground down kosher it would be fine. But I really do not know for sure if cheese salt has any extra in it.
That's what I assumed too. I use pickling salt. It can be found in the canning section of your grocery store.
__________________
My brewing site:
http://brewing.lustreking.com

 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2009, 11:41 AM   #26
Homercidal
Licensed Sensual Massage Therapist.
HBT_MODERATOR.png
 
Homercidal's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Feb 2008
Reed City, MI
Posts: 30,922
Liked 4858 Times on 3274 Posts


I looked for pickling salt and couldn't find it either. They even had an endcap with pickling stuff all set up.
__________________
Day after day, it reappears. Night after night my heartbeat shows the fear. Ghosts appear and fade away. Come back another day.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2009, 12:38 PM   #27
lustreking
 
lustreking's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Aug 2006
Bethlehem, PA
Posts: 777
Liked 28 Times on 24 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by Homercidal View Post
I looked for pickling salt and couldn't find it either. They even had an endcap with pickling stuff all set up.
Just get some kosher salt and spin it in a blender or food processor, then.
__________________
My brewing site:
http://brewing.lustreking.com

 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2009, 12:46 PM   #28
Homercidal
Licensed Sensual Massage Therapist.
HBT_MODERATOR.png
 
Homercidal's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Feb 2008
Reed City, MI
Posts: 30,922
Liked 4858 Times on 3274 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by lustreking View Post
Just get some kosher salt and spin it in a blender or food processor, then.
That I can do.
__________________
Day after day, it reappears. Night after night my heartbeat shows the fear. Ghosts appear and fade away. Come back another day.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2009, 12:54 PM   #29
dataz722
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
 
dataz722's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Oct 2007
Middletown, De
Posts: 37,060
Liked 3061 Times on 3003 Posts


I made some last night and from the package it says pure salt with no additives. So I would say either kosher or sea salt just ground up would work. It was also a lot more coarse than I was expecting it to be. I don't know if that is really important though.
__________________
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

 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2009, 01:32 PM   #30
IrregularPulse
Hobby Collector
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
IrregularPulse's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Nov 2007
Posts: 50,849
Liked 3459 Times on 3280 Posts


So where'd you get everything from Dataz? LHBS?
__________________
Tap Room Hobo

I should have stuck to four fingers in Vegas.

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tried Mozz with Ricki's kit RedIrocZ-28 Cheese Making Forum 19 07-07-2010 11:44 PM
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 03:19 AM
First Cheese - AHS Mozz. and a ?? HomerT Cheese Making Forum 2 06-08-2009 07:57 PM
right hand left hand adapter Arrogant Bottling/Kegging 3 03-08-2009 04:37 PM


Forum Jump