STREAMING NOW: Carnivorous

Juustoa - Finnish " Squeaky" Cheese

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“Finnish Squeaky Cheese - when eaten warmed, it squeaks. A favorite in the northern UP/Mich area - and among the Finns. My dad often, would take a cube and drop it in his coffee to heat the cheese. It's very mild.”
READY IN:
1hr 40mins
YIELD:
1 large cheese
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat milk to 90°F and add sugar, cornstarch, salt and rennet.
  2. Stir, and remove from heat.
  3. Let set until gelled.
  4. When set, cut in x's with a spoon until the consistency of cottage cheese.
  5. After cutting, let settle for another 30 minutes until they mat together at the bottom of pot.
  6. Drain off whey.
  7. Place the curd into a 10x12 cake pan and broil until browned.
  8. Remove and cool enough to flip curd over.
  9. Once you flip it over, you may spread with a little butter and lightly salt.
  10. Broil again, until browned.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a
SORT BY: