This starter culture has to be one of the most sensational finds we have made in all our years of cheesemaking. It is so simple even your children can make it. It is similar to cream cheese with a delightfully rich flavor. Fromage Blanc can be used in cooking or simply spread on your morning toast.
CULTURE INCLUDES: s.lactis, s.creamoris, l. biovar diacetylactis, vegetable rennet and malto dextrin
YIELD: Each packet will set up to 1 gallon of milk and will yield approximately 2 pounds of fresh cheese.
DIRECTIONS: Heat 1 gal. pasteurized milk to 86ºF. Add and mix in one packet. Let set at room temperature undisturbed for 12 hours or until thickened like yogurt. Ladle curd gently into a butter muslin lined colander, hang and drain 6-12 hours. Refrigerate.
STORAGE: Keep packages in the freezer, they will last up to 2 years.
NOTES: The recipe (on the package) calls for Butter Muslin.
For use with the Gourmet Home Dairy Kit. DS means Direct Set, which means they cannot be recultured. Contains Rennet. This culture will die in temperatures over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Please make sure that when the package arrives it does not sit in a hot place for an extended period of time.