is a loosewoven cotton cloth
used in cheese
making, such as to press cheese curds for poutine
. Cheesecloth is also used in straining stocks and custards, bundling herbs, making tofu
, and thickening yogurt.
Cheesecloth was very popular as a material for thongs and shirts during the 1960s and 1970s.
Cheesecloth is available in at least seven different grades,from open to extra-fine weave. Grades are distinguished by the number of threads per inch in each direction.
It's a very thin material.. used in cooking. You can find it at your local grocery store.