I love the inquisitive look on the faces of passersby when we have our fresh cheese hanging in the front window. And, of course, I love serving it, spread on toast or paired with grapes and a glass of wine.
Prepare a double boiler. Pour the milk into the top pot, then attach a thermometer inside the pot.
Set the double boiler over high heat and heat the milk to 170°F. Meanwhile, set a mesh strainer or a colander over a bowl big enough to hold a quart of liquid. Line the strainer with a double thickness of cheesecloth, overlapping the sides by about