Cheese & Yogurt

Cheese, glorious cheese. Everything is better with cheese (or is that bacon?) Anyway, for those of you yearning to master the art of turning milk into pure, edible gold, we have all the supplies you need.

CHEESE & YOGURT CULTURES

What gives each cheese its individual characteristics? Cultures have a big role to play. We’re proud to carry cultures from New England Cheesemaking and Cultures for Health. Our cultures are kept refrigerated so you can get the fullest shelf-life.

CHEESE & YOGURT CULTURES AVAILABLE AT OUR SHOP

Bacteria Linens

Buttermilk Direct Set

Chevre Direct Set

Creme Fraiche Direct Set

Feta A

Flora Danica

Fresh Starter

Fromage Blanc

Fromagina Direct Set

Geotricum Candidum

Mesophilic (direct set or mother culture)

Penicillium Roqueforti

Penicillium Candidum

Proprionic Shermanii

Sour Cream Direct Set

Thermophilic (direct set or mother culture)

Yogurt Direct Set (creamy, sweet, or vegan)

Yogurt Mother Culture (Greek, Bulgarian, or Matsoni)

 

INGREDIENTS

Cheese is often more than culture and milk. We have all the miscellaneous ingredients you need to turn those curds and whey into the special cheese of your choosing.

CHEESE INGREDIENTS AVAILABLE AT OUR SHOP

Activated Charcoal

Annatto Cheese Color

Calcium Chloride (liquid and granulated)

Cheese Salt

Citric Acid

Lipase Powder (mild and sharp)

Rennet Tablets (vegetable)

Rennet Liquid (animal and vegetable)

Tartaric Acid

 

CHEESE & YOGURT EQUIPMENT

These tools of the trade make yogurt and cheese a snap. Our yogurt making equipment is from Euro Cuisine.

CHEESE & YOGURT EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE AT OUR SHOP

Curd Knife

Cheese Mats

Cheese Wax (1 lb blocks of black, red, or yellow)

Cheese Wrapper (washed rind or white mold)

Cheesecloth (1 square yard of  #10, #50, or #90 weave)

Thermometers (digital and dial)

Weights for Cheese Press

Yogurt Maker with Individual 6 oz Jars (with automatic shutoff)

Yogurt Maker with 2 Quart Container (no automatic shutoff)

Yogurt Jars (replacements for automatic yogurt maker)

Yogurt Strainer

 

MOLDS & PRESSES

Molds give cheeses a characteristic shape and size. We carry a variety of plastic and stainless steel molds at the shop, some with followers and some without. If you’re looking for a mold that will hold a specific number of pounds, give us a call and we’ll help you find the one you need. We also carry several cheese presses at the shop for pressed cheeses.

MOLDS & PRESSES AVAILABLE AT OUR SHOP

Basic Kit Mold

Camembert Mold

Chevre Mold

Crottin Mold

Couer a la Creme Mold

Hard Cheese Mold – Small

Hard Cheese  Mold – Large

Pyramid Mold

Ricotta Mold

Saint Marcellin Mold

Saint Maure Mold

Tomme – Large

Tomme – Small

Cheese Press Stainless & Wood

Dutch Style Press


CHEESE MAKING KITS

We’re happy to carry cheese making kits from Portland-based business Urban Cheesecraft. Each kit comes with all the ingredients and instructions you’ll need. Just add milk!

CHEESE KITS AVAILABLE AT OUR SHOP

Burrata & Mascarpone

Dairy-Free Mozzarella & Ricotta

Deluxe DIY Cheese

Mozzarella & Ricotta

Paneer & Queso Blanco

Yogurt & Feta