100 liters of raw milk in a plastic garbage can
cheeze molds made from palm leaves
cheeze molds made from palm leaf drying in the sun
cow's stomach in salt
cheeze forming in the liquid below
cow's stomach in water=rennet
cheeze molds made from palm leaf
cheeze in the bottom waiting for whey removal
make some cheeze, nurse the baby, drink a beer...ahhh
happy helper got a beer too and worked harder with new benefits
This one I ate with beer and hot bread. Pound of cheeze cost me $2.00...OK I didn't eat the whole pound. But is was fresh. Interesting thing is that in Mexico you can carry a cooler of beer around in your car and stop anywhere and make friends. I call it the cervesa diplomacy.
scooping out the cheeze
places cheeze on cloth to squeeze more whey out of it
squeezing the whey...or
"we don't need no stinking cheeze cloth" my table cloth will do ...or your underware.
squeeze it mamacita!
next, cheeze mixed with salt to preserve it and give it flavor, beer is added secret ingredient for mixer which I supplied
cheeze packed into molds made of palm leaves made to hold a certain weight of cheeze
Production moving right along. Next placed in fridge overnight and trip to market in the AM and everything is sold.