Mozzarella & Ricotta - 8 batches

By Urban Cheesecraft

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Includes everything you need to make Mozzarella or Ricotta Cheese. Easy-to-follow instructions and materials. Just add pasteurized milk, eat cheese in about one hour.

  • Made in the USA: Portland, OR
  • Kit Includes: 2 instruction booklets, fine cheesecloth, dairy thermometer, vegetable rennet tablets, citric acid, cheese salt
  • You do not need raw milk to make cheese. You can use regular pasteurized milk from the grocery store as long as it is not ultra-pasteurized or UHT, ultra-heat pasteurized
  • Each kit makes 8 batches of cheese, each about 1.5 lbs.
  • Shelf life for each kit is 2 years, with an additional 3 years if you store the rennet tablets in the freezer after purchase
  • Dimensions (in packaging): 6" x 4" x 4"
  • Weight: 0.81 lb.

23 Reviews (4.5 out of 5 Grommets)

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Great gift for a foodie

8/26/2014 by Elaine

I gave the Urban Cheesecraft as a gift to someone in my life who is a cheese fanatic. He was so excited to receive it. I havn't heard about the final product yet but it was fun to give. Great gift idea for the foodie in your life.More > < Less


Great Gift Item for Special Someone

8/18/2014 by Cheryl

This was bought as a gift for a dear niece and was very well received. I really need to consider buying more of the awesome products sponsored by Grommet for myself!! This is one I really want for me. : )More > < Less


Fun and easy!

5/12/2014 by Lacy

Really fun to make your own cheese. When you read the directions, they indicate you need patience and flexibility. My mozzarella has yet to form to the consistency to be stretched and braided, more like firm ricotta, but it is delicious. I added herbs to the cheese, then formed it into small balls, covered them with olive oil, and let them sit. There were gobbled up quickly. I think I need to find a better source of milk. Nothing is labelled as being high temp pasteurized. I will go to a farm this summer and get some fresh.More > < Less


Family Fun

4/17/2014 by Dan

This kit was so easy to use, the kids even had fun making and eating the cheese.



4/10/2014 by Sherri

Love this!!! I have never made cheese before and I was afraid it would be difficult to make but this kit makes it simple! It includes everything you need! I would definitely recommend this kit to anyone who thinks they want to try their hand at making cheese! It would be a great gift as well!More > < Less

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Urban Cheesecraft - DIY Cheese Kits

About Urban Cheesecraft

Cheese Making 101

When Claudia Lucero set out to try her hand at cheesemaking, she was surprised at how difficult it was to find supplies and overwhelmed by some of the special equipment that some recipes required. After all, cheesemaking has been going on for centuries. Should it really be this complicated to try in a modern home? None of us has calibrated presses, humidity gauges, and acidity testers in our home kitchens.

After lots of research and perseverance, Claudia refined her own techniques for making fresh cheeses that don’t require aging and can be made at home with little or no special equipment. Now she’s sharing her experience with fellow aspiring cheesemakers.

With an Urban Cheesecraft DIY Cheese Kit, all you need is a gallon of pasteurized milk (not ultra-pasteurized). The kits include the rest of the supplies such as cheesecloth, a dairy thermometer, vegetarian rennet, citric acid, and cheese salt. (Supplies vary depending on the kit you choose.) Just follow the instructions, and in about an hour, you’ll have fresh mozzarella, ricotta, queso blanco, paneer, or goat cheese. Once you get the hang of it, you can have fun experimenting with different spices, shapes, and recipes. Your taste buds will love the effort.