Eating her curds and whey – What is Whey?

Whey after cheese making

We all know the nursery rhyme about Little Miss Muffet eating her curds and whey, but in today’s world, I wonder how many people even know what they are. Curds are the easy part, in that they are the solids when you make cheese. The whey is just the liquid that is left over and …

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Rich Soda Bread

Soda bread and home-made butter

After making butter the other day with left over cream, I ended up with some buttermilk as part of the process. Being frugal, I had to come up with something to do with it, instead of throwing it out. The first thing that came to mind was soda bread. Growing up in Scotland, we had …

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