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Fromage Blanc (Farmers Cheese)


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Ingredients

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Fromage Blanc

  • 1 litres full cream milk
  • 250 g buttermilk
  • 50 g lemon juice
  • 3/4 tsp salt, to taste
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Recipe's preparation

    Fromage blanc
  1. Add milk to jug. Heat to 80° C Speed 3 approx 7 minutes. Once it reaches the temperature move to step 2.

     

  2. Start stirring  Gentle stir setting, add buttermilk, then lemon juice through the lid and stir for 1 minute.

  3. Remove lid and stand for 10 minutes.

  4. Place steamer basket over a bowl and place 2 chux, or some cheesecloth inside to strain the cheese. You could also use a nut milk bag if you have one. Slowly pour the curds into the cloth. Let stand for 5 minutes.

  5. Gather the corners of the cloth and tie to the spatula over the Thermomix jug to strain for a further 30 minutes. Pour off and store whey.

  6. Remove cheese from cloth and return to Thermomix jug. Add salt to taste and Dough mode 30 secs. Place in ramekin and cover with cling wrap. Refrigerate.

  7. Can be used for savoury dips and spreads by adding olive oil, pepper & herbs.

    If using for sweet dishes, you may choose not to add the salt.

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Tip

I have converted the recipe from the following site.

//video.about.com/cheese/How-to-Make-Fromage-Blanc.htm

If the curds do not separate, add more lemon juice. I needed to use more lemon juice than the original recipe stated.

 

Don't throw the whey out. You can use it instead of buttermilk in baking.

Alternatively, dilute it with water and use it to water your plants.


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