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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.

Mediterranean 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 in your own kitchen with no fancy equipment. Each batch is between 600-800g each, so that’s a lot of cheese from one simple kit!

You’ll be surprised at how quick it is and how good it tastes! You can make Mozzarella, Ricotta, Mascarpone, Halloumi and Labneh. We’ve also included herbs so that you can customise your cheese, and a cheese mould perfect for holding and shaping your fresh cheeses (in particular Ricotta) while the whey drains.

We hope you love the Mediterranean Cheese Making Kit!


Comments (5)

  1. Gill August 30, 2016 at 3:25 pm Reply

    Plesae can you tell me which 5 mediterranean cheeses this kit makes , thanks

    1. Em August 30, 2016 at 3:29 pm Reply

      Hello there Gill. I hope you’re well!

      Thanks for you comment. You can make Mozzarella, Ricotta, Mascarpone, Halloumi and Labneh from our Mediterranean Kit!


      The Big Cheese Making Kit

  2. Alan December 25, 2016 at 3:39 pm Reply

    Just had one of these for Christmas, now can’t wait for it to be over so I can a load of milk and start playing! Owning a brewery we already make own beer (of course), already bake our own bread, and now can make our own cheese!

  3. Gill May 2, 2017 at 11:13 pm Reply

    Hi there,
    I was wondering if the ingredients are veggie?

    1. Editor May 3, 2017 at 8:31 am Reply

      Hello there!
      It’s lovely to hear from you and I hope you’re well.
      We use vegetarian rennet in our Kits so they’re all 100% veggie!
      Do let me know if I can be of any more help.
      Kind regards,

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