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Let us help you get started on your next home cheesemaking project! You can learn to make homemade cheese from our Cultures for Health team and other Real Food pros. One of the advantages to making homemade cheese is that you get to choose which ingredients go into the final product.
Whether you are embarking on your first cheesemaking project or looking for your next cheesemaking challenge, we have a wide selection of expert advice articles, how-to videos, and recipes to help you make cheese right at home. Browse our expert advice below and remember...you can do this!
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Home cheesemaking can involve more than milk, starter culture, and coagulant. Additives can change the flavor, consistency, and texture of homemade cheese.
Learn the simple techniques for adding common cheesemaking ingredients and get started making delicious cheeses at home!
Learn about the variety of rennet and other coagulants used to make cheese at home, including some common plants that you can use to make your own rennet!
Using nettle rennet is an ancient form of milk coagulation. It's simple to make, easy to use and a great vegetarian alternative to animal-derived rennet.
Did you know you can make a rennet substitute from a yard weed? This vegetarian rennet recipe uses Bull Thistle – a purple thistle, often considered a weed.