How to make goat cheese in the Canary Islands
• How is goat cheese in the Canary Islands
In our village on the island of La Palma, one of the Canary Islands, a few small producers of goat cheese. We buy on the market is always that girl. She has a very tasty cheese. Now you will understand why. I will show you step by step how it is done from the beginning to the end.
Paddock is located almost in the center of the village, but it does not smell, clean it every day and contain very clean. This is a real palmerskie goats. One has to have it to get such a certificate "This palmersky product":
At eight o'clock in the morning all 40 goats are milked. To do this, they kicked out of the pen in this room.
This is done not by hand, and using such a machine, it's faster and easier:
The home-made device for lifting the udder, so as not to hold hands.
If you do not lift up the udder, the unit may fall from the nipples:
The milk is collected in a can:
Then the following candidates waiting in line:
How to do it - very accurately painted and monitored.
Always suddenly and without warning can come controllers:
I wait until the finish, forty goats - this is a huge job!
I am considering the yard. Here an old car completely overgrown:
This is a wonderful dog named pilus, it is a mixture of the local shepherd's dog (breed garafiyano) and huskies.
Pilus does every day your job, it monitors the herd, so that no one escaped, if suddenly break out of the corral. During milking goats it expels from the pen and drives them into the room and back. Very serious about his service:
Here, she barks and goats run:
pilus with goat Mara, which always comes from the pen (as I'll show you later), to establish order among the goats:
The dog chased the following six goats in the room:
A very interesting small:
And then someone ran for the nurse followed. And it knows where to settle down, so as not to interfere with:
This is a big minus for the goats, when they do not move enough in the mountains - grow strongly and hooves should be trimmed manually:
and milked these:
Doris is very closely watching what is happening.
It is necessary to speak in a whisper, so as not to scare the goats:
pilus is also very closely watches.
She knows all the turn and even the time:
Doris finished milking and pilus waits otvyazhut first goat to drive them in the corral:
The can full:
It is poured into a special room where Doris has already prepared a pot:
through cheesecloth to God forbid there was not any goat hairs:
And immediately closes the can to the next:
It is worth the cheese from yesterday, it still highlights the serum:
And the following six:
We support the udder:
Goat Mara itself goes to court:
Milking finished. Almost 10:30 am.
Doris dressed, cleaned yesterday cheese prepared everything and begins to prepare the cheese. Prior to that, she was added to the milk, rennet and milk has curdled:
temperature - a very important factor:
And here ready ripen cheeses.
Everywhere is dated, not to be confused:
These cheeses are smeared with olive oil and then rubbed spicy paprika and herbs. it is not in this picture, but still rubbed cheese gofio (roasted cornmeal)
a fresh cheese that still distinguishes the serum on the bottom shelf:
Doris all records! These data are checked and compared with examinations:
There are already well evident that the serum was separated:
Doris it merges:
And he starts very carefully to collect the cheese:
was collected in the scoop:
and puts in the form of:
Squeezes serum and tamps:
And the next scoop:
Large form 1.5 kg and less - to 1 kg:
Now she makes a hole by hand and adds even more weight:
There are still a small mass on the cheese. Inside the form - a special mesh, then it's easier to take out the cheese and beautiful:
80 liters of milk left on the cheese. This serum I take Doris for our animals:
Now, it turns the cheese:
Doris Buffet washes with hot water:
Now I'm leaving and I will later watch as she smokes cheese. In the yard in-law has brought from the mountains of fresh raw materials for goats:
In a separate corral goats:
And yet separately goats with goats, which cover:
pilus stands out. There is clearly seen half breed huskies, one eye very blue:
A is a smart goat pen Mara opens the lock teeth. She did it myself pleasure - opens, goes, goes, closes and all over again:
Time - time of day. Doris begins to smoke and prepares the oven:
The Copts cheese Canary pine needles or leaves of cactus:
To quickly not burned and was more smoke needles watered:
I brought cheese that has to defend and allocates greater serum, he was already 3-4 days:
puts it on the grill:
Watered and cheese that was not consumed and better smoked. And also give more smoke needles:
It reverses and changes the place to prokoptilis from all sides:
Ready cheese washes:
This cheese for me, that is. E. For one another in Moscow. I gave it immediately the next day with an acquaintance, which was returning to Moscow:
Since it was still quite fresh, Doris covered with a wet cloth to smoke better than going under it and it is better to Copts:
The cheese is ready! On these shelves, he would stand and ripen a few weeks, until he will start to sell at the market!