Monday, 17 October 2011

Cheap method to prepare Whey Protein

I would like you to know at the beginning that this method gets very little whey from how much milk you use compared to the manufactured Whey Protein. In Fact it’s a very cheap method to prepare Whey Protein supplement for bodybuilder Rather Than buying an expensive whey protein.

From an experience I've done in chimestry, you can seperate casein form milk with acetic acid (mostly found in vinegar) then filter the solid. So here we go..

Ingredients :
- 1 Litre full cream milk

- 1 or 2 tpsn vinegar/lemon juice
- strainer
- container

Firstly: transfer your milk into a container.

Next add vinegar one by one tpsn and stir. Till the vinegar separate the milk in to curds and whey.

after adding vinegar
The curds you can use to make cheese if you wish. To get the whey out of it, you would strain the entire mix and the liquid strained off is your whey. You can stop right here and keep the liquid for without adding any flavours or making the powder. If you stopped here put it to cool 3 hours in the fridge.

Homemade Whey liquid

Next put the whey in a pot and bring it to a boil, lower the heat a bit to maintain a gentle boil, and stir it occasionally. Here I add vanilla extract so it will have flavor. But that’s just me.

When it became thick and caramel coloured, stir it more rapidly. When it is thick and deep golden in color, remove it from the heat and pour it onto a polished paper covered baking tray. Allow cooling and hardening.

Break it into pieces about 1 - 2 inches wide, and allowed it to dry thoroughly for a few weeks. Then take the hard pieces, and smashed them into smaller pieces, Place the pieces into a blender and blend till a powder is formed. Sift the powder and blend any pieces that are too large to go through the sifter. This powder dissolves in water quite well. If you have a friend who makes cheese you can get their whey. You get very little whey from how much milk you use. I recommend becoming friends with someone who has a cow.