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Italico Recipe

Sweet with traces of fresh milk Italico cheese is commonly enjoyed as a table cheese or used as an ingredient in panini, focaccio or on a pizza.
  • Yield4 pounds
  • Agingtime under 3 months
  • Skill Levelintermediate
  • Author

Ingredients

  • 4 Gallons of Milk (Not UltraPasteurized)
  • 1/64 tsp Geotrichum Candidum
  • 1/8 tsp MA 4002 Culture
  • 1/64 tsp GEO17 Geotrichum Candidum
  • 1/64 tsp Bacteria Linens
  • 1/2 tsp Calcium Chloride (for pasteurized milk)
  • 1/2 tsp (3ml) Single Strength Liquid Rennet
  • Salt and Calcium Chloride for a Brine

Equipment

  • Good Thermometer
  • Mini Measuring Spoons
  • Curd Knife
  • Spoon or Ladle
  • Butter Muslin
  • Large Tomme Cheese Mold
  • 8 lb Weight for Pressing
  • Medium Draining Mat