This makes a dreamy goat cheese. It's very popular around here and doesn't last at all! I highly recommend this culture for making a delicious goat cheese. Looking forward to trying it for other cheeses in the future. (Posted on 7/12/2013)
I have found Ricki Carroll's book to be an indispensible resource for my cheese making efforts. I tried out many recipes for both aged and fresh cheeses. For the fresh cheeses, I used several types of chevre starters, and fromage blanc with success. In Ricki's book, she has a "Note:" that says "Flora Danica is an excellent fresh goat cheese starter for any of the soft cheese recipes...". So I tried out the Flora Danica - and subsequently tossed out all of my other soft cheese starters! Why would I want to spend time and milk making something less tasty than the Flora Danica?? It is amazingly delicious! (Posted on 11/28/2013)
These cultures made the perfect sour cream. I bought this particular product because I'm able to make so many different things with it. My first was sour cream. Quick and easy and got 4 pint jars from 1 quart of whipping cream. I added an 1/8 teaspoon of culture and then 1/8 teaspoon of sea salt when complete. Can't wait to try some other things with this product! :) (Posted on 6/12/2014)
I've been using this culture to make my cream cheese for the last 9 months. The culture seems very dependable when used per the recipe here, although I often extend the incubation to 24 hours. I use 3/4 whole milk and 1/4 cream and the result is a pleasantly mild cream cheese with a light acidity and slightly buttery flavor. Indispensable, I never buy cream cheese anymore. (Posted on 2/22/2015)
So, I saw someone use this to make cultured butter and let me tell you what this is amazing! I really love the flavor this imparts to my butter, so delicious. I would recommend this for anyone who is looking for something to make cultured butter with it gives it kind of a sour cream taste almost...so good!! (Posted on 8/24/2015)
Thanks for making this available,I do wish you would send instructions with it and it did not arrive in a cold insulated package even though it was at the the hieght of a hot summer. I was afraid it could be killed but those little grains are amazing! I put 1/8 th teaspoon into 2 quarts of raw cream in a large glass bowl,stir lightly several hours later then each time I peek under the cloth I can tell it is cultering my cream into a thick,flavorful future butter. After 24 hours of counter cultering I put it into the fridge for a good chilling then proceed to make butter in the blender. YUM!
Note from CFH: Flora Danica is used to culture a variety of different products. Recipes are available on our website. (Posted on 9/21/2014)
Starter cultures, rennet for cheese making and cultured vegetables, juices and condiments are sensitive to excessive heat. Once your order has shipped, an e-mail with tracking information will be sent to you. We encourage you to use the tracking information to anticipate the arrival of your items so they can be removed from the mail box and stored in the refrigerator promptly.
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