Gouda Cheese Starter Culture

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Discover the secret to authentic, delicious Gouda cheese with our premium Gouda Starter Culture! Specially formulated to provide the ideal environment for culturing milk and developing the distinctive flavor and texture of Gouda cheese, our starter culture is your key to crafting artisanal cheeses right in your own kitchen. Elevate your cheese-making experience and indulge in the rich, nutty goodness of Gouda with our expertly crafted starter culture!
- Authentic Flavor Development: Our Gouda starter culture contains carefully selected bacteria strains that promote the development of the signature flavor profile associated with traditional Gouda cheese, including its rich, nutty notes and subtle tanginess.
- Consistent Results: With our precisely formulated starter culture, you can achieve consistent results with every batch of cheese you make, ensuring that each wheel of Gouda maintains the characteristic taste and texture that cheese lovers crave.
- Versatile Use: Our starter culture is suitable for both home and artisanal cheese-making operations, allowing cheese enthusiasts of all skill levels to enjoy the satisfaction of crafting their own Gouda cheese from scratch.
- Long Shelf Life: Packaged in airtight containers to maintain freshness, our Gouda starter culture boasts an extended shelf life, providing you with ample time to explore your cheese-making creativity without worrying about spoilage.
- Beneficial Probiotics: Our Gouda Cheese starter culture is a source of beneficial probiotics, including Lactobacillus helveticus, Lactobacillus lactis subsp. cremoris, Lactobacillus lactis subsp. lactis, and Streptococcus thermophilus, enhancing the flavor and complexity of your homemade cheese. 
- Quantity: Each capsule contains enough starter culture to set up to 4liters of milk, depending on the desired batch size.
- Ingredients: Natural ingredients, free from artificial additives or preservatives.
- Contains dairy.
Care Instructions:
Place your culture in the freezer as soon as possible after receiving it.
Ensure the culture is sealed off from moisture and stored in the freezer for maximum shelf life.
Storage durations:
- Room Temperature (20° to 26°C): Approximately 3 to 4 weeks.
- Refrigerator (4.5° to 7°C): Approximately 3 months.
- Freezer (-18° to -4°C): 18+ months.
Additional Requirements (Not included):
To successfully make Feta Cheese at home, you will need:

- Milk 
- Rennet 
- Calcium Chloride 
- Thermometer capable of reading liquid temperatures ranging from (20 – 100 degree Celsius) 
- Long steel knife (for cutting your curds) 
- Large colander 
- Cheese mold/cheese form (to form your Cheddar into a shape) 
- Muslin / Cheese cloth 
- Cheese press or weights 
- Cheese wax 
- Wax brush
- Cheese cave / Aging space / Tupperware box dedicated to the aging of your cheese

What's in the box
4 x Gouda Cheese Starter Culture Capsules.
1 x Instruction Leaflet.

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