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Fromage Blanc Starter Culture

Fromage Blanc Starter Culture

easy to make soft cheese

"You may start eating this and never stop. It's so easy and delicious, I love it!"
–Lindsay, Happy Cheese Maker

Regular price $6.95
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Fromage blanc starter culture is one of the most sensational finds we have made in all our years of cheesemaking. This wonderful cheese is easy to make and tastes amazing.

Fromage Blanc is similar to cream cheese with a delightfully rich flavor, but a fraction of the calories and cholesterol. It can be used in cooking or simply spread on your morning toast. It can also be made to have the texture of sour cream or a thick drained yogurt. Use either whole or skim milk to make it as lean or rich as you like.

This culture can be used to make a traditional German Quark



  • Lactose
  • (LL) lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis
  • (LLC) lactococcus lactis subsp. cremoris
  • (LLD) lactococcus lactis subsp. biovar diacetylactis
  • Microbial coagulant enzyme

Store in the freezer for up to 2 years

Each of the five packets will make approximately 2 pounds of fromage blanc

New England Cheesemaking Supply Company

Kosher Info
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Yes No Allergens Description Of Components
X Peanuts
X Tree Nuts
X Sesame
X Milk
X Eggs
X Fish
X Crustaceans
X Shellfish
X Soy
X Wheat
X Triticale
X Mustard
X Sulfites


  • Heat 1 gallon of milk to 86ºF
  • Add 1 packet of fromage blanc to milk, let rehydrate for 1-3 minutes
  • Stir milk for 1-2 minutes
  • Let set for 6-12 hours
  • Drain in Butter Muslin for 6-12 hours
  • Store finished cheese in a refrigerator for up to one week

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Fromage Blanc Starter Culture

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Edith K.
United States United States
Fromage blanc

Each time I’ve done a batch it has turned out wonderfully. Been fun and easy and ended up being very tasty!

New England Cheesemaking Supply Company Fromage Blanc Starter Culture Review
Stephanie m.
United States United States
Great product!

I fell in love with fromage blanc while in France- now I can have it anytime! Easy and delicious!

Tracy K.
United States United States
Fan Favorite

We make fromage weekly, our customers love it!

Frederique M.
United States United States
Amazing so easy and forgiving

I am French and I have been longing for Fromage blanc for many years. it was so easy and forgiving to make. In my haste to make the cheese, I overheated the milk then cooled it too much, in short, I did not start at the recommended temperature. Then I was cooking ratatouille at the same time and mixed up the spoons! When i stirred the culture in the milk, disaster, I used the ratatouille spoon and there were all these herbs floating which I skimmed in panic also removing some of the precious culture! Well after 18h of rest, 4h of drainage in the fridge and a quick whip with the egg ******, I had a bowl of the most perfect, testy, creamy Fromage blanc like I remembered from my youth. I can’ t wait to try my chèvre culture and I know my friends to whom I have given the chèvre kit for Christmas will love it too. The only suggestion I would have is to make smaller doses of the culture for a half gallon of milk. Happy New Year!

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Katie C.
United States United States
Super easy starter

I love the pleasant flavor, I make my soft cheeses with my raw goat milk and this is the perfect culture to use for a creamy and smooth soft cheese. My family's go to and its super simple to make for beginners!