Feta Cheese Starter Culture

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Specially-formulated freeze-dried culture blend for the manufacture of Feta cheese. Medium fast to fast acidifying culture with no gas production (citrate fermentation). Due to the addition of L. bulgaricus and L. helveticus, it results in a higher proteolytic activity which improves taste and produces a creamy texture. Works well with all milk types.  This is a Direct-Set culture (see below).

Click here for a recipe for making Feta cheese.

Eight packets per box.

Contains:

  • (LL) Lactoccocus lactis subsp. Lactis
  • (LC) Lactoccocus lactis subsp. Cremoris
  • (ST) Streptococcus thermophilus
  • (LB) Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp bulgaricus
  • (LH) Lactobacillus helveticus


What is a Direct-Set culture?  Direct-Set cultures are a one-time-use culture, they cannot be recultured (i.e. perpetuated beyond the single batch).  Direct-Set cultures are often preferred by cheese makers as they require no maintenance or care.  Simply keep the packet in the freezer and remove the portion for your recipe when it's time to make cheese. Most Direct-Set cultures contain multiple doses to inoculate multiple batches.

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  • From Kaybee at 11/25/13 3:46 PM
    • Does this product contain all that is necessary to make the cheese or do I need other ingredients such as rennet?
    • To make feta, you will need rennet, as well.
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  • From M. at 11/11/13 10:40 AM
  • From Brian Hughes at 8/14/13 8:06 AM
    • Can this be used with nut milk, soy milk, or coconut milk?
    • The Feta Cheese Culture is specifically for dairy milk.
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  • From tuba at 7/29/13 9:52 PM
    • Can you make feta cheese with this starter culture using regular milk purchased from a grocery store?
    • Yes, this starter culture may be used with pasteurized milk from the grocery store. Avoid ultra-pasteurized or ultra-high-temperature(UHT) milk.
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  • From Abdullah at 9/6/12 4:57 AM
    • Is Rennet starter culture stuitable for vegetarians?
    • The feta cheese culture does not include rennet, you could use either the liquid vegetable rennet or the vegetable rennet tablets.
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Not your store-bought Feta... Review by Jen
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Wow is all I can say. My first batch of Feta was amazing! No doubt this culture helped it along. I highly recommend it. Also, 8 packets will go quite far as the Feta lasts along time. A little goes a long way... (Posted on August 8, 2013)
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