fresh mozzarella

From Scratch

Making your own cheese at home is a lot easier than you may think. In just 30 minutes you can make your own, homemade, Fresh Mozzarella From Scratch!


Whole Milk Rennet Citric Acid Kosher Salt

Prepare Take milk out of the fridge to start to come up to room temperature. Make sure all of your equipment is clean and sterilized.

Prepare the Citric Acid & Rennet Get your citric acid and rennet ready by mixing each with water. Add milk and citric acid to pot and heat slowly up to 90 degrees. Remove from the heat, add rennet cover and let rest.

Cut the Curds Use your spatula to cut your curds &  slowly heat up to 105 degrees. Use your slotted spoon to drain into your cheesecloth-lined colander. Give it a good squeeze to drain out that whey.

Add to bowl and Microwave This will help release some more of the whey, pour out and then repeat. Use your hands to begin to stretch cheese a couple of times. Form into a ball and chill immediately in a bowl of ice water.

Ready in just  30 minutes!

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