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Cheesy Valentine’s Cards

It’s really quite close to the day when you tell the special person in your life that you love them more than cheese. Which is a BIG DEAL. Because they know how much you love cheese. Or else, they’d better… So why not tell them with a cheesy Valentine Card? We’ve browsed the web to find our favourites and we’ll list them below:     'Perfect for a tongue in cheek, funny Valentine's card. And for the rest of the year, 'I Love You More Read More...

Paul’s adventures in Halloumi making!

We loved reading about @psaxton63 Halloumi making over on Twitter so we gathered together his tweets and gave him his own blog post! Find out below how easy it is to make delicious Halloumi with The Big Cheese Making Kit.   https://twitter.com/psaxton63/status/761938447611363328 https://twitter.com/psaxton63/status/761941646141456384 https://twitter.com/psaxton63/status/761955082262966273 https://twitter.com/psaxton63/status/762174326179323904 https://twitter.com/psaxton63/status/762186797787013120 https://twitter.com/psaxton63/status/762276649480101888 https://twitter.com/psaxton63/status/762354209371070464 Read More...

Our new kit!

Our new kit is here! The latest addition to The Big Cheese Making Kit family is the glorious Mediterranean Cheese Making Kit.   It's a beauty isn't it? The Mediterranean is such a hotspot for cheesemaking, with hundreds of varieties over three continents. We've picked our favourite five cheeses, and we hope they quickly become your favourites too! It's a simple and fun introduction to cheese making.  It contains all the ingredients you need to make 20 batches (yes, 20!) of five varieties of fresh Mediterranean cheeses Read More...

Homemade Cheese

We've had some wonderful photos sent in from our cheesemakers of their homemade cheese this week! Firstly, we have Paul's amazing Mozzarella made from his Ultimate Cheese Making Kit. He's already made Goat's Cheese from The Ultimate and this was his first attempt at Mozzarella. It's safe to say it was a huge success! Of course, Mozzarella is perfect as a pizza topping, and that's exactly what Paul used his for. It looks delicious! Also we had more Mozzarella making, this time from Helen. Her first Read More...

The Big Cheese Making Kit on Awards Shortlist!

We've had an exciting few weeks here at Big Cheese HQ. Not only have we launched our new website, we've also discovered we're on two awards shortlists! Firstly, The Ultimate Cheese Making Kit has been shortlisted for Best Vegetarian Innovation of 2015/16 in the Veggie Awards! The Ultimate Cheese Making Kit launched in June 2015 and contains everything needed to make 8 varieties of fresh cheese, and comes with a range of herbs and spices, 3 cheese moulds, and a glorious recipe book. Ingredients Read More...

Lovely Customer Feedback!

We adore receiving customer feedback here at Big Cheese HQ. This week Caroline took a moment to write to us to let us know how much she's enjoying The Ultimate Cheese Making Kit. Caroline says: Hi, Just wanted to say how impressed I am with the ultimate cheese making kit, it's fantastic! My fiancé bought it for me as a Christmas present and I used it for the first time on Thursday. I made goats cheese and have to admit that I Read More...

Our New Website!

Hello cheese makers! I'm hugely excited to present you with The Big Cheese Making Kit's new website for 2016. I hope you like it! I started making Kits in my kitchen back in 2013. What started as a hobby in September of that year had already exploded by three months later. It was crazy a time, and I had to rope in family members, friends and a variety of Christmas Elves to help out! We've come along way since since then. You can now find us in Read More...

Competition time!

Who doesn't like winning things? Who doesn't like cheesy pop songs? If only there was a way to combine these two glorious things... Well now there is! To be in with a chance to win one of our magnificent The ULTIMATE Cheese Making Kit's (rrp £36) tell us your ULTIMATE Cheesy Pop Song. It's as simple as that! Whether it be Right Said Fred's 'I'm Too Sexy' or A-ha's classic 'Take On Me' we want to know. Either send us a tweet using the hashtag Read More...

Why make cheese?

Cheese making is fast, simple, and fun. Here's a few reasons why cheese makers love what they do!   For starters there's nothing more likely to impress friends or family than being able to serve them delicious homemade cheese. Cheese made by you, with your own hands, in your own kitchen!   Not everybody wants additives and preservatives in their food. As you're making the cheese yourself, you know exactly what's in it. Our kits contain citric acid, organic sea salt, vegetarian rennet and nothing else. Read More...

Burns Night

Robert Burns was born on the 25th of January, 1759. He was witty, unbridled creatively, and driven. He believed in equality and could not stomach hypocrisy. He was a fiercely proud Scot. All of these virtues have become ingrained in what it is to be Scottish, and are the reasons why we celebrate his birthday each year. What better way to honour the great man's life than through poetry and food? Each Burns Night has its own unique flavour, but most have at least Read More...