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Ruen Cheese


Soft cheese made using rennet (Huswife 1594)

Original Receipt in 'The Good Huswifes Handmaide for the Kitchin' 1594 by Thomas Dawson, (Huswife 1594)

Mistresse Drakes way to make soft Cheese all the yeare through, that it shall be lyke rowen Cheese.
TAKE your milke as it commeth from the Cow, and put it in a vessell til it be cold, then take as much faire water, and set it on the fire, when your water is warm, put so much of your water is warme, put so much of your water in that milke as wil warme the milk. Then take a spoonefull of runnet and more, and put into your milke and make your Cheese, and put it into a faire cloth, and so put it into the presse, & turne it in the presse often, and wype it with faire clothes as often as þe turne it.

See: Cheese Ruayn

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