About This Product
The Deluxe Soft Hard Cheese Making Kit is an excellent gift for any DIY cheese maker.
You'll have options to make Soft Cheeses and Longer Aged Hard Cheeses.
If you need a Cheese Press for hard/aged cheeses, we have an Option for an Elegant Hardwood Dutch Cheese Press.
This kit can be used to make a wide variety of hard cheeses such as: Cheddar, Colby, Gouda and Parmesan and many other soft cheeses including Mozzarella, Chevre, Camembert and Blue.
Deluxe Soft & Hard Cheese Making Kit Includes:
- Intro Book Camembert/Brie and Blue Cheese Making Guide by Steve Shapson
CULTURES for Soft and Hard Cheeses
- Camembert/Brie Mesophilic Culture & Dry Rennet (2 packets of each; pre-measured and ready to use)
- Blue Cheese Mesophilic/Penicillium Mix Culture & Dry Rennet (2 packets of each, pre-measured and ready to use)
- Mesophilic Starter Culture MM100-101 50D (versatile culture; Camembert, Brie, Blue, Chevre, and more)
- Thermophilic Starter Culture LyoPro TPF 50D (great for Mozzarella, Parmesan, Provolone, Swiss)
- Mesophilic Starter Culture LyoPro MB 50D (for harder cheese ( Cheddar, Gouda and more)
INGREDIENTS to make various cheeses per recipes
- 2 oz. Mild Lipase Powder
- Calcium Chloride 1 oz. liquid
- 4 oz. Chymosin Double Strength Kosher liquid rennet
- 1 oz. Natural cheese coloring (orange/yellow)
- 4 oz Citric Acid granules (for Mozzarella)
CHEESE MAKING SUPPLIES
- 2 square yards Reusable Cheesecloth (to line your mould)
- Stainless Steel Straining Skimmer
- Custom Whey Drainage Tray & Insert
- 1 set of small volume Measuring Spoons
- 2 Bamboo Draining Mats
- Large Pocket Dial Thermometer
- 8 sheets of 10” x 10” Double Layer white mold wrapping paper
- Small Aging Container (includes Draining Tray, Draining Mat) NOT IN PHOTO; Aging Container
MOULDS to Form Your Curds:
- One Camembert/Brie bottomless traditional ‘hoop’ style mould
- One Small Tomme Mould (option to choose additional Tomme Moulds at Discount; Small, Large, or Extra-Large) for Harder Cheeses.
- Excellent and versatile mould for hard cheeses!
- Optional Books:
- Artisan Cheese Making at Home (excellent for beginners and intermediate)
- Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking (great info for intermediate / advanced)
- BASICS OF CHEESE MAKING insert; overview of ingredients and storage
- Detailed list of items in your kit with appropriate usage and storage info
MORE OPTIONS WITH THIS KIT:
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
You also might want to order:
- 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)
This kit includes a starter book for Camembert/Brie and Blue Cheeses and several recipes.
We also recommend optional books at a discount which are outstanding to have in your home library for cheese making.
Shipping included within the Continental USA (48 States) Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, International shipping available at additional cost depending upon destination. If you order a DUTCH CHEESE PRESS option there will be additional shipping costs required outside of the USA 48 states.