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Adriana's Mizithra - Greek "cottage Cheese"

Estimated Nutritional Profile
Nutrient Quantity
Protein (g)76.86
Energy (kCal)1488.4
Carbohydrates (g)116.632
Total fats (g)79.788
Temporal Sequence of Cooking Processes
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    Utensils Used
    | 1. Heat the milk in a large heavy pan until lukewarm and stir in the salt. Remove from the heat. | 2. Crush the rennet tablets in a small bowl, add cold water and stir until dissolved. | 3. Slowly pour the rennet liquid into milk, stirring the milk gently. | 4. Cover the pan with a lid and leave at the side of the stove, undisturbed, for half an hour. | 5. When set, break up curds by stirring with a whisk and let the curds settle. | 6. Line a big sieve or colander with a double layer of muslin or cheesecloth. Put it over a large basin to catch the drips. | 7. Ladle the curds into the prepared strainer using a skimming spoon. | 8. Let the curd drain for a while, then scrape down the cheese from the sides of the blow and tie the ends of the cloth together. | 9. Suspend from a hook over a basin and leave to drain at room temperature for about another 6 hours. | 10. Then suspend it from a shelf in the fridge, over a bowl to catch the drips, and leave it for another 12 hours to drain thoroughly. | 11. Turn out of the cloth and store in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 5 days. | ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Estimated Nutritional Profile for Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Quantity Unit State Energy (kcal) Carbohydrates Protein (g) Total Lipid (Fat) (g)
    milk 10 cups 1488.4 116.632 76.86 79.788
    salt 3 teaspoons - - - -
    rennet tablet 2 - - - -
    cold water 1 tablespoon 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

    - Means that suitable USDA nutrition profile could not be mapped for this ingredient-unit combination.

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