Nothing compares to the fresh taste and texture of homemade feta. You may be surprised at how easy it is to make your own cheese. In this Fine Cooking Culinary School video, test kitchen contributor Nicki Sizemore demonstrates all the steps of making your own feta, from sanitizing your tools and making the curds to draining the whey and salting and brining the cheese. She also walks you through the special ingredients you’ll need for any cheesemaking.
Get the full homemade feta recipe here. Though the technique is simple, you do need to pay close attention the temperature of your curds and whey. Need to recalibrate your thermometer? Click here for tips on how to do it.
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