Creme Fraiche Culture, Direct Set

Use to Make Fresh Crème Fraîche at Home

Brand: New England Cheesemaking Supply    Item Number: HM621


In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.


In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Add this to light cream for a delicious Crème Fraîche that may be served fresh or used in cooking. When drained slightly it will even produce a creamy Mascarpone cheese.

  • CULTURE INCLUDES: s.lactis, s. cremoris, s. lactis biovar diacetylactis, lactose and vegetable rennet.
  • YIELD: Each packet will set up to 1 quart with a yield of approximately 1 pound.
  • 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.


Cheese/Culture Type Crme Frache, Made from Cow's Milk, Soft Cheese Aging Time No Aging Required
Culture Use Direct Set
Cheese/Culture Type Crme Frache, Made from Cow's Milk, Soft
Cheese Aging Time No Aging Required
Culture Use Direct Set

Use Instructions

Heat 1 qt. pasteurized light cream or 1/2 & 1/2 to 86ºF. Add and mix in 1 packet, let set at room temperature undisturbed for 12 hours or until thickened (as in yogurt). Ladle curd gently into a butter muslin lined colander, hand and drain 6-12 hours. Refrigerate and enjoy!

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Shipping Weight: 0.50 lbs. Dimensions: 3.5"L x 2.75"W x 0.08"H


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