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Bexz Walker

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My youngest daughter is lactose intolerant which is a bit of a bummer as she adores milk, cheese and yoghurt.  We tried various soya, rice and coconut milks and she just couldn't drink them but then luckily in the UK a new lactose free milk came on to our shop shelves and she loves it, so with this milk we now make our own cottage cheese.

It is incredibly easy to make, tastes really good and you can add all your extra flavours to it too.  It is softer than shop bought cottage cheese but much tastier.

Ingredients

  • 4 pints of milk (not UHT) - milk can be whole milk, semi skimmed or skimmed, makes no difference.
  • 8 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • You can also add things like chives, garlic, pineapple, parsley, tomatoes, prawns etc to this once made for extra whammy!

Method

  1. Add your milk to a saucepan and heat gently.  Make sure the milk is hot but do not let it boil.
  2. Once the milk is hot, take off the heat and allow to cool very slightly for about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the lemon juice and stir as you do, you will see that the milk starts to separate out into lumps and milky water.  This is the curds and whey.  Keep stirring very gently for about 2 minutes.  If the mixture does not separate, add a little more lemon juice.
  4. Allow to cool for approx 15 minutes and then sieve the mixture but keeping both the curds and whey as you can use both.
  5. The curds left behind, add to a bowl and then gently mix in salt to taste (you can add pepper too if you want to).  Then put in the fridge to chill before using.  Once chilled it is ready to eat or to add all your extra flavours to.
  6. Don't throw away the whey!  You can use this to make buttermilk bread, recipe coming soon!

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With articles in publications such as The Daily Mail, Reuters, Fox News, Bella Magazine & more, Bexz is a journalist, blogger & writer on all aspects of natural living including natural health, complimentary therapies & food.

With over 20 years experience writing for the food and natural health industries, Bexz knows her way around a kitchen as well as living the natural life and creating a natural home.  Bexz has worked with some amazing brands such as The Walt Disney Corporation, Marks & Spencer, Asda, Schar, Sainsburys, Lindt UK, Pukka Teas, The Ideal Home Show, Grand Designs Live, Natural & Organic Products Show, The BBC, The Lord Mayor’s Show London and many more. 

Bexz is honoured to receive regular press accreditation for trade & retail shows like the Natural & Organic Products Show, The Ideal Home Show, Grand Designs Live, The Allergy & Free From Show, among others.  Bexz has been a qualified complimentary therapist since 1995 and a web designer by trade.

Bexz is also a gamer and is proud to be part of the UK esports team ‘Bulldog’, she has been playing World of Warcraft since 2004 and runs a guild with over 500 members. She also now plays Overwatch competitively as part of the ‘Bulldog’ team.

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As a food writer and cook, Bexz certainly knows her way around a kitchen. After travelling extensively around the world eating at some of the world's finest restaurants, Bexz also has exacting standards on both food and service. She loves to write reviews on good food products produced here in the UK and also healthy and 'free from' food products. You'll also find some of her own recipes here that have been published in various media publications. She has been voted in the top 40 of UK food writers.

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Bexz lives in the countryside just outside London and runs her busy household like a mini homestead. Because of this she has been writing and publishing articles and natural home recipes for over 25 years. All aspects of natural living and the natural home are covered from ideas, to recipes, to reviews and opinions. Many of her articles have been published and she was also nominated as Netmums blog of the week on several occasions and has also written for the Daily Mail amongst others.

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When Bexz was 19 she suffered a series of strokes and had meningitis which left her in a wheelchair, she was also diagnosed with M.E. and Guillain-Barré Syndrome. Since then she has studied to become a fully qualified complimentary therapist and has great respect for all avenues of natural healing and wellbeing. She writes on various topics from reviews of products to new therapies, as well as general blogging on the subject. She has been published in Top Santé magazine and interviewed on BBC Radio several times.

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