Beginners Cheese Making Kit

Brand: Sandy Leaf Farm
UPC: 754311378500
Category: #1565 in Misc. (Cheese Makers)
Price: $12.99  (60 customer reviews)
Dimension: 4.3 x 8.9 x 0.9 inches
Shipping Wt: 0.20 pounds. FREE Shipping (Details)
Availability: Usually ships in 24 hours
Average Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars
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Product Description

★ Beginners Cheese Making Kit ★

This cheese making kit contains everything you need to make home made cheese in less than an hour! Just add regular store bought milk and you'll be on your way in no time. It's so straight forward and easy to do. The kit contains enough vegetarian rennet, salt and citric acid to make 20L worth of cheese. You'll be surprised at how quickly you could be sitting down to eat your own freshly made, yummy cheese. You can add your own herbs and spices to the cheeses too so the possibilities are endless.

All Sandy Leaf Farm kits have long best before dates so make amazing birthday or Christmas gifts.

★ Included in the kit ★

  • Clear and simply written instructions
  • Vegetarian rennet
  • Cheese salt
  • Citric acid
  • Easy to clean cheese cloth
  • A lifetime of support from Sandy Leaf Farm.

★ Check out our full range of kits ★

For more unique DIY food and drink kits check out our full range, just click on the 'Sandy Leaf Farm' link under the product title at the top of the page. Be sure to check out our Gin Making and Bacon kits, which also make great gifts for any foodie friends of family!

★ About us ★

We have two great loves in our lives; making food and eating food. For years we have been making our own cheese, home-brew ginger beer, the list goes on. After repeated calls from friends for lessons to show them how, we finally decided to put together kits to make the whole process easy. From this Sandy Leaf Farm was born and we hope that you enjoy making our kits as much as we enjoyed putting them together.


  • Make five types of delicious cheese in only a few hours
  • Includes vegetarian rennet, cheese salt, citric acid, cheese cloth and full instructions
  • Perfect for anyone wanting to try cheese making for the first time
  • Packaged in an attractive gift box, so perfect to gift to the cheese lover in your life
  • No.1 manufacturer of cheese kits in the UK, selling kits since 2011

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Top Reviews

If you ever wanted to try making cheese, this is a great start.
by J.Kincaid (5 out of 5 stars)
July 27, 2018

I LOVE this kit!!!! I have wanted to try to make my own mozzarella and this kit made it so easy. The only thing I changed was I didn't use the microwave directions to kerp heating the cheese to stretch it. I reviewed some online recipes and just used the hot whey. The only thing I would change in this kit is add directions for not using microwave.. oh and I bought some gloves like the ones you use to wash dishes. It made handeling the hot cheesr for stretching so much easier. Love it so much making mozzarella, ricotta and maybe more this weekend. D efinately a great way to try out making cheeses at home.
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Don't assume the first time will be a charm
by Cheryl Muench (4 out of 5 stars)
September 14, 2018

While the first batch of mozzarella didn't appear to turn out (because I didn't have the temperature just right), it actually is quite soft and tasty. The second batch I did exactly to the temperature and it turned out much firmer, pulled in the way it should and is also yummy but a bit firmer than I like. I highly recommend a good thermometer that yoiu can read easily. The box set is a nice way to get your feet wet and the instructions are great. I did also watch a utube video to see the technique.
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Basic Ingredients with Start Guide
by Happy Cows (5 out of 5 stars)
July 26, 2019

This is a good starting kit for those who want to try their hand at making cheese. Be sure to follow the instructions in the book. Make sure as well you are not using ultra pasteurized milk or your cheese will not cuddle properly. It is the same way your temperature must be accurate. You must use stainless as well. This comes with a very few basic starting ingredients. I tried three times trying to make mozzarella and failed. I got this kit and had success the fourth time mainly because the book is accurate. Don't go by YouTube for mozzarella. Too many people have too many different ways that actually do not work. The key may be the milk you are using. You can always try adding calcium chloride, but calcium chloride does not come in this kit.
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Great kit for a first time cheese making experience.
by Virginia M. Caddick (5 out of 5 stars)
April 2, 2019

As described the kit has all necessary ingredients to make your first experience of cheese making an exciting event, as it was for me. It was awesome to see the development of the milk into cheese. I am retired, and like to spend time discovering how thing work. First time: I did a funky looking but good tasting "thing". 2nd time my son tried it : Mozzarella! Delicious :)
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Makes Cheesemaking Easy
by D.C. Fisher (5 out of 5 stars)
November 11, 2018

I didn't want to invest in buying full-size bottles of the "chemicals" (for want of a better word) to make my first ever batch of mozzarella. This kit has all the additives needed in quantities perfect for a few trial runs. Actually, it supplies enough for 3 batches of assorted varieties of cheese. In addition, it includes a nice square of reusable straining cloth. My mozzarella turned out great. Who knew it was so easy. Took about a half hour.
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Easy and tasty!
by Missy (5 out of 5 stars)
May 28, 2019

This was an easy and fun date night with the hubby! We made pizza from scratch and this kit made the cheese portion easy peasy. The only thing I'd change would be having the rennet come in single serving pouches, instead of two serving pouches. Had to dump it all out the measure half and then find storage for a tiny bit that's left.
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Highly Recommended!!!!
by ariadne (5 out of 5 stars)
September 26, 2019

Recipes are easy to follow, very simple explained. Fun to experiment! I made mozzarella cheese and it came so good. I will definitely purchase this kit again. Anyone can make cheese with this kit!! Happy customer! Highly recommended!!!
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Easy package for beginning home cheese makers!
by Sara J. (5 out of 5 stars)
July 19, 2018

Easy introduction to making cheese at home! I've dabbled with basic ricotta before, and this package gave me the tools to do more. Especially like the homemade mozzarella :) !
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How to make cheese without the enzyme?
by C Kemp (2 out of 5 stars)
March 22, 2019

I would love to give the purchase a better review, but in my case the major ingredient (rennet) was not included and if I wouldn't have called costumer service I would have had overpriced citric acid, cheese salt and a cheese cloth. Overall the product design is nice and the instruction easy to follow. This is the only reason I give one more star.
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Super easy and lots of support!
by Amazon Customer (5 out of 5 stars)
July 20, 2018

This is a simple, easy to follow kit for novice cheese makers. The customer service is outstanding! Love everything about Sandy Leaf Farms!
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by alecia (1 out of 5 stars)
March 27, 2019

I was so excited to make some cheese and VERY disappointed to discover that the box didn't contain all of the items it was supposed to. We didn't receive any vegetable rennet, and cannot make the mozarella or buratta, the two we were most looking forward to. Can't return the product, can't make the product, very disappointed.

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