Home made cheese, جبنة بيضاء

Home Made Cheese


  • 1/2 gallon milk (8 cups)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice (vinegar can also be used)


  1. Bring milk to a boil, stirring often.

  2. Slowly add the lemon juice and stir.

  3. Let it sit for a few minutes, then turn off the heat.

  4. Pour into a collander lined with a cheese cloth and let the whey drain.

  5. Rinse out with water to get rid of the lemon or vinegar taste.  Squeeze out all the liquid.

  6. If not using the cheese for making desserts. Add salt and knead until smooth.

  7. Place the cheese on a baking sheet and flatten it.

  8. Refrigerate for about one hour then cut it into squares.

Tip: You can add any herbs and spices you like.