Welcome!

This used to be the site for The Amateur Artisan Cheese Maker. I had not updated the site in over 3 years due to personal circumstances. During those 3 years, the COVID-19 pandemic happened and as a way of keeping busy in a social distancing environment, I started spending more time cooking and baking (bread). With that, I re-branded The Amateur Artisan Cheese Maker to The Amateur Artisan, where I will talk about my cheese making and my bread making.

I also have another blog for photography (which I heavily invest my time in). Feel free to visit The Amateur Photographer.

Amateur: One who engages in an art, science, study, or athletic activity as a pastime rather than as a profession.

American Heritage Dictionary

Site Wide Updates

No Plans

Last week I was supposed to have planned the month of June for cooking/baking. I did as proposed, but did not publish it (don’t know why). Even if I had published it, it would be a moot point, as everything changed and the plans have been voided. Yesterday we were informed that we will settle …

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New book, new plan

Because I’m just starting this out, I want to do it all. I want to try all the recipes (or most of them, anyway). But the other thing is: I need to go back and re-do my failed attempts to improve the results.

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