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Crottin Hoops

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CROTTIN HOOP SMALL

  • 5mm diameter x 70mm tall, slight truncation, with base.
  • Will require less than 1 litre of approximately of milk but this will vary depending on cheese styles and yields.
  • Used for soft cheeses, both rennet set and Lactic Acid (Chabichou style).
  • Used in France to make Crottin de Chavignol goat cheese
  • Suited to both soft cow and goat cheese.
  • Made of medium strength food grade HDPE.

Hint: next time you make a white mould cheese, fill or ¾ fill this hoop and make a small white mould cheese.  It will ripen in about half the time of the usual white mould.

CROTTIN HOOP MEDIUM

  • 87mm diameter x 83mm base x 85mm tall, slight truncation, with base.
  • Will require less than 1 litre of approximately of milk but this will vary depending on cheese styles and yields.
  • Used for soft cheeses, both rennet set and lactic acid (Chabichou Style) set. Ideal for fresh lactic and Persian Feta
  • Used in France to make Crottin de Chavignol goat cheese.
  • Suited to both soft cow and goat cheese.
  • Suited to both cow and goat cheese.
  • Made of medium strength food grade HDPE.

Hint: add a small amount of fine dry salt each surface about 1 or 2 hours after hooping.  Salting must be very minimal. The salting at this stage allows the salt to progressively work through to the center of the cheese.

CROTTIN HOOP TALL

  • 83mm diameter x 130mm tall, slight truncation, with base.
  • Will require approximately 1.5 litre of milk but this will vary depending on cheese styles and yields.
  • Used for soft cheeses such as lactic acid (Chabichou Style)and Persian Feta
  • Suited to both cow and cheeses.
  • Made of medium strength food grade HDPE.

Hint: lactic acid cheese in a hoop can be topped up after 10 minutes (and repeated and repeated) providing the curd stays moist and warm between top ups.  It is a high moisture cheese and this process allows you to use less hoops and get a larger cheese per hoop. De mould after 24 hours.

Weight 0.025 kg
size

small crottin, medium crottin, large crottin

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