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Hard Cheese Making Kit

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The Hard Cheese Kit Makes 9 Delicious Cheeses:

  • Large Curd Cottage Cheese
  • Feta
  • Farmhouse Cheddar
  • Colby
  • Monterey Jack
  • Gouda
  • Cotswold
  • Leicester
  • Ricotta

This is a Beginner Cheese Kit, ideal for those with no cheese making experience.

The kit comes with a detailed easy to follow directions demystifying the steps in the art of cheese making, and can be used with regular full cream milk, straight from the supermarket.

This Kit Contains:

  • Instruction Booklet
  • 200 mm Dairy Thermometre 
  • Rennet (Suitable for Vegetarians) (Up to 40 batches)
  • 2 x Direct Inoculation Mesophilic Hard Curd Starter (100 Litre sachet - from SACCO)
  • 165 mm Cheese Basket and Follower
  • Sample Block of Cheese Wax
  • Natural bristle Wax Brush
  • Loose Weave Cheese Cloth
  • 50 ml Calcium Chloride
  • 250 gm Cheese Salt
  • 2 x Free Sterile Jars, for storing the culture

You Will Need: (most of which can be found in your kitchen)

  • Stainless steel pot to place your milk in large enough to hold eight to ten litres
  • A second, larger pot to place your first pot in, to act as a water jacket, so you can indirectly heat your milk
  • Large stainless steel or enamel colander
  • Stainless steel perforated spoon
  • Stainless steel curd knife
  • Stainless steel ladle
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Mini measuring spoons (optional)
  • Somewhere to age your cheese (10 to 15 deg C)
  • Cheese Press - Stainless Steel with 22kg spring

How Much Does It Make?

All of these cheeses use the same culture, and our new kit comes with 2 sachets of culture containing a total of 24 doses. Make all of the cheeses, or make your favourite cheese 24 times!