About This Product
MAKE YOUR OWN AGED GOUDA CHEESE AT HOME!
Deluxe Gouda Cheese Making Kit
(NOTE: to make Gouda Cheese, you need a Cheese Press: if you do not have a Cheese Press we offer a great price on our Hardwood Dutch Cheese Press as an option!)
Your Gouda Cheese Making Kit Includes:
The kit contains the following and will make up to 16 each 2 lb cheeses
- (2) packets of theMilkman™ Gouda Cheese Starter Culture
- (1) 1 oz. Liquid Veal Calf Rennet (store in refrigerator)
- (1) 1 oz. Liquid Calcium Chloride (use for homogenized milk- see ‘Basics’ notes)
- (1) 1 oz. Food Grade Liquid Smoke – a few drops will add a smoky flavor to your cheese
- (1) 2 oz Fenugreek Seeds (add a subtle Maple Flavor)
- (1) 8 oz package of Kosher Cheese Salt (for brining and salting your Gouda)
- (1) Pocket Dial Thermometer- monitor your milk’s temperature!
- (1) 1 pack re-useable Cheese Cloth (2 square yards); for draining / straining your curds
- (1) set of small volume measuring spoons
MOULDS AND WAX TO FORM YOUR CHEESE AND THEN WAX
- (1) Small Tomme Mould with Lid/Follower (to shape and press your cheese)
- 1 lb. Cheese Wax (to coat cheese later- color varies by availability)
- 1 Natural Bristle Brush (for applying wax)
- Gouda Cheese Recipe & Instructions
- BASICS OF CHEESE MAKING INSERT- overview of ingredients, usage and storage
If you are NEW to making Cheese; refer to our ‘Basics of Cheese Making’ Notes and follow Recipes!
If you make Hard Cheeses, (such as Aged Gouda or Cheddars) you'll need a Cheese Press!
OPTIONAL WITH THIS KIT:
- PURCHASE A DUTCH CHEESE PRESS at only $149.97 (Dutch Cheese Press, Hardwood- SAVE $40)
- Order extra hard cheese moulds (Tomme Mould) - you can add a Small, Large or Ex-Large if you wish.
- (the kit comes with one Small Tomme Mould)
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Popular items to order along with this Press: Black Draining Tray and Insert
- Black Draining Tray (see photos- fits our Dutch Cheese Press & also useful for soft cheese draining) for cheese moulds with bottoms
- Clear PolyPro Draining Tray insert- has small grooves to allow whey to drain while holding in curds (for bottomless moulds)
- Fits inside the Black Draining Tray
- Water Bottle Weight- these slim profile water bottles weigh 6 lbs full; hang as many as 3 on this press $9.97 ea
GIFT WRAP OPTION: We will Gift Wrap if you select the Gift Wrap Option!
(Gift wrap for Kit portion only, we cannot Gift Wrap optional Dutch Press or Moulds)
- FREE SHIPPING INCLUDED WIHTIN THE 48 STATES; Hawaii, Puerto Rico, International shipping available.
- INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING IS EXTRA (WE WILL CONTACT YOU WITH SHIPPING COSTS WHICH VARY BY DESTINATION AND OPTIONS IN KIT)