Easy Cheesy: 4 Super-Simple Cheese Making Recipes

If you’ve never made cheese, you’ll be delighted to learn how easy and fun cheese making can be. These easy cheese making recipes and tips are great for new cheese makers.



Ricki Carroll Book
The recipes in this article are adapted from Home Cheese Making by Ricki Carroll. She has taught thousands of people to make cheese; her devotees refer to Carroll as “The Cheese Queen.” You can order the special ingredients from her company, New England Cheesemaking Supply. And be sure to check out the site’s step-by-step photographic instructions for making many kinds of cheese.
Photo courtesy Storey Publishing
Mozzarella
In half an hour, you could be enjoying fresh homemade mozzarella.
Photo by Matthew T. Stallbaumer
Ricotta Cheese
Ricotta and honey is a classic pair you won’t be able to resist.
Photo by Bernard Laws
Labneh (Yogurt Cheese)
Labneh, a tangy yogurt cheese, makes a delicious spread.
Photo by Matthew T. Stallbaumer
Cream Cheese
Homemade cream cheese is better than the famous one we all know, and it contains no preservatives.
Photo by Bernard Laws

















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