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Yearly Archives: 2012

Busy times thanks to ‘The Times’

We were inundated with orders thanks to a mention in The Times just before Christmas. They though The Big Cheese Making Kit would make a great Christmas present and it seems lots of you agreed!  Thanks for all the orders guys! Read More...

Foodies Festival – The Big Cheese Making Kit

The Big Cheese Making Kit will be exhibiting (and selling!) at the Foodies Festival in Edinburgh....we're very excited!  Mostly we can't wait to see Loyd Grossman.  (Think he owes me a drink ue to the sheer volume of his sauces I have purchased over the years! - ed) Come and say hi if you are there.... FOODIES FESTIVAL CHRISTMAS Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) The Exchange, 150 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EE Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd December: 10am - 6pm Entry: £10, children Read More...

“Home cheese-making kits, tried and tested”

Last week Patrick Kingsley from the Guardian road tested a couple of Cheese Making Kits...one being The Big Cheese Making Kit. Not a bad first effort.  We think he would improve with practice.  All you experts out there that have recently been making your own should send him your top tips!   Home cheese-making kits, tried and tested Knocking up a mozzarella in the comfort of your own kitchen is easier than you might think. But will it pass the pizza test? Patrick Kingsley Read More...

Who Let The Goat’s Out?

Foodie Quine is a one woman cheese making machine!  This week she tells us how she made yummy goat's cheese canapes for her 40th Birthday...happy birthday Foodie Quine!  http://foodiequine.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/who-let-goats-out.html Who let the Goats out? I'm continuing my ongoing adventures in cheesemaking with the Goats Cheese Kit from www.bigcheesemakingkit.com. I am a lover of Chevre aka goats cheese so was really looking forward to giving this one a try. Goats milk was easy enough to source in a larger supermarket but came Read More...

The Big Cheese Making Kit is now in The Eusebi Deli!

For all you cheese fans in Glasgow you can now purchase a Big Cheese Making Kit in The Eusebi Deli, 793 Shettleston Road. If you're not in the mood for tasty food right now, take a look at their beautiful website and you soon will be! http://eusebi-food.co.uk/ Read More...

A Scots Larder – Cheese By Big Cheese Making

Thanks to A Scots Larder for a lovely Blog piece....   Of all the products we use on a regular if not daily basis cheese must be one of the most terrifying in terms of making it yourself. Curdling milk to most brings back memories of lumps landing on your breakfast cereal or floaters in your tea when you’ve left it a day or two too long. So how do you control the process to turn milk into something soft creamy Read More...

Our lucky 400th!

We are delighted to have so many twitter followers in such a short space of time! To show how happy we are about it we gave away a Big Cheese Making Kit to our 400th follow who is: @CupcakeDepot Well done Cupcake Depot....time to get your cheese on! Read More...

‘Relish’ the chance to buy a Big Cheese Making Kit!

We are now for sale in Relish Deli on Constitution Street, Leith, Edinbugh. If you are in the area and suddenly feel the urge to make some cheese, you know where to go! The Big Cheese Making Kit is getting around....watch this space!   Read More...

The Big Cheese Making Kit comes to Stockbridge Market in Edinburgh

This weekend we took our Big Cheese Making Kits to Stockbridge Market in Edinburgh. It was such a lovely sunny Autumn day that you couldn't help but feel a warm glow...even if we were standing in the shade of a large building feeling very cold indeed! We got a great reaction with our Kits.  A phrase that we are getting very used to hearing is "that's Christmas sorted then"!  I think we might need to recruit Santa's little helpers! We are hoping Read More...

‘The View from The Table’ is a good one!

Our lovely friend Sarah over at The View from The Table did an excellent review of her experiences making Mozzarella.  A common theme amongst first time cheesemakers is..."it's so easy" and "it made so much"!  Sarah might still be amking her way through the Mozzarella mountain she created! Monday, 8 October 2012 Homemade Mozzarella I made cheese, I really did! Mozzarella with lots of fresh thyme. My friend Isobel is a very clever website designer, she does voodoo on websites that I can only Read More...