Cooked Curds

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By James Viles

Published 2016

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  • 730 ml (25 fl oz) full-cream cow’s milk
  • 115 ml (


Pour the milk and cream into a heavy-based saucepan and heat to 88°C (190°F). Stir in the calcium lactate, reduce the heat slightly and allow the lactose to separate. Season with the salt, then ladle the curds into muslin (cheesecloth) lining a fine-mesh strainer. Hang over a shallow plate in the fridge for at least 3 hours.