Deluxe Gouda Kit

Optional Dutch Cheese Press ; a great first time Hard Cheese Kit!

About This Product

Why buy waxed or smoked Gouda at the store when you can make your own! Creamy Gouda is perfect for melting on sandwiches, mac n' cheese, fondue or just plain snacking. Fenugreek seeds (adds a nice maple flavor) or Liquid Smoke (adds a soft smoky flavor. 


The kit contains the following and will make up to 50-   2 lb. cheeses.

  • Starter Culture & Rennet
  • Mesophilic Starter Culture Kazu  50 Dose - the King of Gouda starters
  • 1 oz Liquid Veal Rennet  ( to form your curds)


  • Moulds & Wax to Form & Coat Your Cheese:
  • 1 ea  Artisan Series Hard Cheese Mould- forms beautiful wheels of cheese. For use with 1-3 Gallons Milk 
  • 1 lb Cheese Wax (color may vary depending upon availability)
  • Natural Bristle Brush to apply your wax

 Click here for Tomme Mould Details

  • Other Ingredients and Supplies
  • 1 oz Liquid Calcium Chloride (use wtih homogenized milk)
  • Pocket Dial Thermometer (keep Milk temperature stable)
  • Reusable Cheese Cloth (2 square yards)
  • 2 oz. Fenugreek Seeds (add a subtle Maple flavor)
  • 1 oz. Bottle Liquid Smoke (rich Smoky taste)
  • 1 set of small volume measuring spoons
  • Recipe: Gouda Cheese Recipe


 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 $189.97 (Dutch Cheese Press, Hardwood)


Click Here for Dutch Press Details

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- (INCLUDES 1)  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)


SHIPPING INCLUDED WIHTIN THE 48 States; International shipping available.


What Our Customers Say

  • 5
    Gouda Kit

    Posted by Jeffrey Tidd on 9th Dec 2020

    Great kit for getting started. All you need is a large pot, 6-10Qt, and add milk. A bit more than that, but all is explained easily. Waiting for the cheese to ripen, that's the hard part.