Homemade Cheese Janet Hurst
The Art of Cheese-making
Discover the secrets to cheese-making in this comprehensive book by Janet Hurst, who teaches classes around Missouri on the art of cheese-making. The book shares expert advice based on her own trials and tribulations and profiles 20 artisan cheese-makers. Buy online today!
Janet will also be featured in Savor Missouri: River Hill Country Food and Wine, written by Nina Furstenau and out this spring. To pre-order this guide to the food and wine of the river hills, visit www.missourilife.com/store. Here's a sneak peek:
“One of the things I like about cheese is that it does capture the essence of a region,” Janet says. “It combines science and art and regional flavor.”
In the Hermann area, she teaches classes on Kochkasse cheese.
“Every time I teach a class someone will tell me, my grandmother would make this cheese, put it in a pillowcase and hang it to dry on the clothesline.”