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[CHEESE/GOATS] ---- Homemade Vegetable Rennet     (*Vegetable rennet is a natural enzyme that coagulates milk and separates the curds and whey when you are making cheese.)

Homemade Vegetable Rennet

[CHEESE/GOATS] ---- Homemade Vegetable Rennet (*Vegetable rennet is a natural enzyme that coagulates milk and separates the curds and whey when you are making cheese.)

Bull Thistle - How to make thistle rennet for cheesemaking

How To Make Thistle Rennet For Cheesemaking

Homemade Icelandic Skyr.  I have such fond memories of having this for breakfast when I visited Iceland as an undergrad...  We stayed with families for 4 or 5 days and had this every morning.  Excited to find a blog post on how to try it at home.

Homemade Icelandic Skyr. I have such fond memories of having this for breakfast when I visited Iceland as an undergrad... We stayed with families for 4 or 5 days and had this every morning. Excited to find a blog post on how to try it at home.

A guide for cheese-loving vegetarians. Find out which sources of rennet are suitable for vegetarians and view a list of vegetarian cheeses.

Cheese Made With Vegetarian Rennet

A guide for cheese-loving vegetarians. Find out which sources of rennet are suitable for vegetarians and view a list of vegetarian cheeses.

Caramelised Red Onion & Goats Cheese Tarts (Be sure your cheeses are rennet free or contain vegetarian rennet

Caramelised Red Onion & Goats Cheese Tarts

Caramelised Red Onion & Goats Cheese Tarts (Be sure your cheeses are rennet free or contain vegetarian rennet

purple thistle used to curdle milk and make cheese (ADVANCED corn free)

purple thistle used to curdle milk and make cheese (ADVANCED corn free)

Rennet for cheese making  The good news is that there is a vegetable alternative.  Rennet can be made from Lady Bedstraw, Stinging Nettle, and Thistle flower.  Thistle cardoon is considered the best choice.  Harvest the drying thistle heads before they produce white fluff.  Do not use heads with fluff, they will not make rennet.

Rennet for cheese making The good news is that there is a vegetable alternative. Rennet can be made from Lady Bedstraw, Stinging Nettle, and Thistle flower. Thistle cardoon is considered the best choice. Harvest the drying thistle heads before they produce white fluff. Do not use heads with fluff, they will not make rennet.

Make Goat Cheese with Two Ingredients: Milk and Lemon: Goat Cheese Made with Lemon Juice

Make Goat Cheese with Two Ingredients: Milk and Lemon: Goat Cheese Made with Lemon Juice

Exmoor Blue - The cheese reveals a natural creamy-yellow coloring indicating the presence of rich Jersey milk and has a natural rind. It is buttery taste is cloaked in the tangy notes of blue cheese. The cheese is sold after a ripening period of 4-6 weeks old, however, for further consumption, refrigeration at 4°C is essential. The company uses only vegetarian rennet to make their cheeses, so all Exmoor Blue company cheeses are suitable for vegetarians.

Exmoor Blue - The cheese reveals a natural creamy-yellow coloring indicating the presence of rich Jersey milk and has a natural rind. It is buttery taste is cloaked in the tangy notes of blue cheese. The cheese is sold after a ripening period of 4-6 weeks old, however, for further consumption, refrigeration at 4°C is essential. The company uses only vegetarian rennet to make their cheeses, so all Exmoor Blue company cheeses are suitable for vegetarians.

Make your own mozzarella. In less than an hour! Rennet and citric acid are the only unusual things in it, I have the rest.

Make your own mozzarella. In less than an hour! Rennet and citric acid are the only unusual things in it, I have the rest.

Tilsit is made from partially skimmed pasteurized cow's milk and is semi-firm with a springy texture, dotted with irregularly spaced tiny holes. Made with vegetarian Rennet

Tilsit is made from partially skimmed pasteurized cow's milk and is semi-firm with a springy texture, dotted with irregularly spaced tiny holes. Made with vegetarian Rennet

Home-made goat’s curd recipe  n.b. you can buy vegetarian rennet at the supermarket!!!

Home-made goat's curd recipe

Home-made goat’s curd recipe n.b. you can buy vegetarian rennet at the supermarket!!!

Rosary goat cheese--light and fluffy, very milky and fresh, not "goaty" (I had the plain version)

Rosary goat cheese--light and fluffy, very milky and fresh, not "goaty" (I had the plain version)

With rennet in hand, cookbook author Clifford Wright set out to make cheese at home. It's not hard, but it is complicated and required his family's cooperation.

Minding his curds and whey

With rennet in hand, cookbook author Clifford Wright set out to make cheese at home. It's not hard, but it is complicated and required his family's cooperation.

Not Vegan but considered cruelty free and a good choice for some vegetarians. Are There Any Cheeses that Do Not Contain Rennet?

Not Vegan but considered cruelty free and a good choice for some vegetarians. Are There Any Cheeses that Do Not Contain Rennet?

This homemade goat cheese is simple to make! Anybody with a thermometer and an hour of time can do it. No special cheese-making kit or rennet is required, making it an ethical vegetarian chèvre you can crust however you like. And best of all, even with store bought ingredients, it's super frugal--less than half the cost of buying it ready made!

No Rennet Goat Cheese

This homemade goat cheese is simple to make! Anybody with a thermometer and an hour of time can do it. No special cheese-making kit or rennet is required, making it an ethical vegetarian chèvre you can crust however you like. And best of all, even with store bought ingredients, it's super frugal--less than half the cost of buying it ready made!