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How To Make Fresh Cheese At Home

How To Make Fresh Cheese At Home

On your sandwiches, in salads, or in your pasta, fresh cheese accompanies all your meals brilliantly by adding a delicious creamy touch. If there are several kinds of fresh cheese on the market, nothing beats fresh homemade cheese with love. In addition to being delicious, it is very easy to prepare and can be made using only milk, yogurt and lemon juice. In this article, we share with you a great recipe to prepare your fresh cheese at home very easily and make all your friends jealous.

How To Make Fresh Cheese At Home

Do you love cheese but never had the courage to try to prepare it at home for fear of missing it? Don't worry, there is nothing easier than making your fresh cheese at home. Here is a very easy recipe that will make you the star of aperitif using only 3 ingredients.

How To Make Fresh Cheese At Home

Why fresh cheese is good for you

- A real protein mine
You've probably noticed that bodybuilders tend to eat a lot of fresh cheese, and it's not for nothing! Fresh cheeses contain up to 36% of proteins essential for the organism, the reconstitution of our cells and the production of antibodies which protect us against diseases.

- A precious source of calcium
If milk is known to be rich in this precious mineral, fresh cheese also excels because of its calcium content. By eating fresh cheese, you protect and strengthen not only your bones but also your teeth.

- A Weight loss ally
Fresh cheeses are very often recommended by dieticians and nutritionists to people who want to lose a few pounds because they bring precious nutrients to your body and give you a feeling of satiety without making you gain weight. In addition, its delicious taste satisfies cravings and prevents you from deviating.

- Versatile support
From breakfast to dinner, snack and aperitif, fresh cheese is a brilliant accompaniment to all your meals and can be used to prepare a wide variety of exquisite, nutrient-rich dishes.

- It is easy to cook at home
A great advantage of fresh cheese is that you can very easily concoct it at home and get both the guarantee of a 100% natural snack and the satisfaction of having prepared your own cheese.

Prepare your homemade fresh cheese with only 3 ingredients:

  • One liter of sheep's milk
  • An organic plain yogurt without sugar
  • 1 half lemon of organic origin

How To Make Fresh Cheese At Home

There is also a vegan version of this recipe. Just replace the milk with a mixture of coconut milk and almond milk and the yogurt with probiotic capsules.

  • 1 meter of cotton wool gauze (which you will find in pharmacies)
  • 1 pot
  • 1 mold.

● Start by heating your milk in a saucepan for 15 minutes over low heat without bringing it to a boil.

● While your milk is heating, squeeze the juice of half a lemon using a juicer if you have it or use a fork.

● Remove your milk from the heat when the 15 minutes have passed and gradually add the plain yogurt and lemon juice.

● Mix for a few seconds, then let your mixture sit for at least 3 hours.

● After the 3 hours have passed, take your cotton wool gauze and fold it several times on itself before placing it in a saucepan or a container.

● Filter your mixture with the help of your gauze so that the whey passes into the pan and only the curd remains. Do not hesitate to press well so that all the whey goes into the pan.

● Place your cotton gauze containing the curd in another container and put it in the fridge for at least 30 minutes with a weight on it.

● Then take out your cotton gauze and open it to season your cheese with salt if you wish, then place it in the mold of your choice.

● Put your cheese in the fridge in its mold for another 8 hours.