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To make a fresh Cheese

PERIOD: England, 17th century | SOURCE: A True Gentlewomans Delight, 1653 | CLASS: Authentic

DESCRIPTION: How to make cheese

To make a fresh Cheese.

Take a pint of fresh cream set it on the fire, then take the white of six eggs, beat them very well, and wring in the juyce of a good Lemon into the whites, when the cream seeths up, put in the whites, and stir it about till it be turned, and then take it off, and put it into the cheesecloth, and let the whay be drawn from it, then take the curd and pound it in a Stone morter with a little Rose water and Sugar, then put it into an earthen Cullender, and so let it stand till you send it to table, then put it into a dish, and put a little sweet cream to it, and so serve it in.

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