The sheep milk season is underway!
I know, we always say that we never make cheese on a Friday. This is true except for sheep cheese. We are due five deliveries of sheep’s milk this year which arrive on a Thursday and we process the following day, on a Friday. This year, Simon, the owner of Sheep Milk UK or SMUK has bought a baby tanker that holds around 3,000 litres which can be towed by an ordinary car by Andrew who has an HGV licence, so is covered. It was so nice to see Andrew again! He is very well and was pleased to see us too.
It seems to us that making cheese on Fridays is just jinxed: first off, we had around 2,160 litres. We should know now by experience that our faithful little pasteuriser finds it hard to cope with much more than 2,000 litres of sheep’s milk because it is so fatty and dense and…
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