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Farmstead Cheese Making Recipe

  • Yield2 pounds
  • Agingtime under 2 months
  • Skill Levelintermediate

Ingredients

  • 2 Gallons of Milk (not ultra-pasteurized)
  • 1 Packet C101 Mesophilic Culture - If your cheese is crumbly try using 3/4 Packet C101 Mesophilic Culture
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 ml) single strength Liquid Rennet
  • 3 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 tsp Annatto Cheese Coloring (optional)
  • Calcium Chloride (for pasteurized milk)

Equipment

  • Good Thermometer
  • Knife to Cut Curds
  • Spoon or ladle to Stir Curds
  • Large Colander
  • Butter Muslin
  • M3 Small Cheese Mold
  • Cheese Press
  • Draining Mat