The Pressed Cheese Cheesemaking kit will allow you to make 100’s of different styles of pressed (hard pressed and soft pressed) cheese from Cheddar Cheese, Parmesan, Swiss Styles, Edam/Gouda down to Raclette and Reblochon. The kit includes a Farmhouse Cheddar, Parmesan and Soft Washed Rind Swiss Cheese recipes and notes. The kit also comes with a Simple Easy Cheese recipe to get you using some of the cheesemaking steps before you start making pressed cheeses.
The recipes and notes provided with this cheesemaking kit do not replace the 14 hours of hands-on cheesemaking provided at the two-day Intensive Cheesemaking Courses, where many finer points of cheesemaking are discussed and put into practice.
There are a few additional items that you may want to consider purchasing with this kit but they have not been included as some people have them already. These items can be purchased from this web site before ‘checking out’. These items include:
- Cheese press (several types available) but the small sizes are large enough for most home cheesemakers
- One of the thermometers
- Thermometer bracket
- 8 litre polycarbonate cheesemaking vat/lid
- Propionic bacteria for eyes in Swiss cheese
The kit contains the following items:
The image may or may not represent exact items contained in this cheesemaking kit due to periodic changes and upgrades to each kit but the list below is accurate.
MTR4 Mesophile Thermophile
LH1 Aromatic Thermophile
Italiam & Swiss Culture
Calcium Chloride Liquid – 50ml
Rennet Vegetarian 20mL
Pressed Cheese Hoop with 2 x end caps and 1 x follower – 115mm or 130mm
Pressed Cheese Hoop with 2 x end caps and 1 x follower – 90mm or 100mm
Cheese Wax 1 kg
Cheese Cloth Reusable – Blue x 1 meter
Syringe 1mL (pack of 4)
Curd Stirrer – Stainless Steel
Sanitiser – Iodine Food Grade 50ml
Mini Measuring Spoons – set of 5 spoons
medium cheese press