Jul 21, 2014

Home Fresh Cheese Maker

Filed under: Expressions,life,Home,food related — Tags: , , , — Kay @ 12:53 pm

It’s pretty rare for me to blog about products I receive—mostly I write about stuff I buy myself. My culinary new finds. Think of me as Switzerland! Neutral; not raving because I’m paid to have a positive opinion, or out of fear for not getting free stuff anymore. You see that a lot these days on Dutch blogs.

Not this time, though. This will be a full-on rave about the cheese making set I got in a surprise package from Boska Holland, so brace yourself. I would’ve bought the set in a heartbeat had I seen it in the store. It’s so complete and I think it would make a unique present for some of my friends.

 

Also, it looks pretty and cute. Don’t frown..I’m a girl! Pretty and cute counts.

Boska

 

This set comes in a canning jar (told you it was cute) and is filled with everything you need to make cheese. That’s 15 rounds of home-made cheese.

 

It includes 4 cheese moulds.

Boska

 

A cheese cloth in the form of a bag. Loved the bag idea!

Boska

 

The cutest wooden spoon, a cheese knife and thermometer.

Boska

 

Of course the set comes with rennet tablets (vegetarian rennet, from what I’ve been told), recipe and even a bag of salt and herbs de Provence (with matching recipe for a creamy herb cheese).

Boska

 

I also got a huge stack of cards that really made me smile. They all grace my fridge now.

Boska

 

Plus, I got a cheese grater key chain and this little Delfs Blauw cheese grater. Envy me.

Boska

 
Apparently there are three sets: one for butter, one for Mozzarella and one for cheese (prices range from €14,95 to €19,95). The one I have is the cheese set and suffice to say you’re going to see a recipe pretty soon.

For comparison purposes I’ll buy the other two sets and will give them a spin as well. It’s a dirty job, I know, but someone’s gotta do it!

 


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    10 Comments »

    1. 1

      Wow, where can you buy this?

      Pirjo on Jul 21, 2014 @ 1:41 pm Reply
      1. I think it depends on where in the world you are!

        Kay on Jul 21, 2014 @ 3:47 pm Reply
    2. 2

      Oh, I am in Holland:-)

      Pirjo on Jul 21, 2014 @ 4:38 pm Reply
    3. 3

      Thank you:-)

      Pirjo on Jul 21, 2014 @ 5:05 pm Reply
    4. 4

      Wow, this is great! My Mom was just talking about learning how to make cheese, and she’d love this set!

      Rachel on Jul 21, 2014 @ 6:10 pm Reply
    5. 5

      Love this and have to get all three sets!

      Alison on Jul 23, 2014 @ 10:43 pm Reply
    6. 6

      I checked their website and they will mail to the US, guess I’ll get all three. Thanks for the idea!

      Ruth on Jul 25, 2014 @ 2:55 am Reply
    7. 7

      Sympathy on your Dutch cold weather–I lived on the US East Coast (Maine) and (New Hampshire) and we sometimes had weather that cold, too. One stays inside a lot! Really happy you have unlocked cheese making. I was already poised for such creation. Loved your sauerkraut, potato and sausage dish, too–I really love spicy sausage and cabbage, sweet or sour. Hope to hear more from you on a similar vein. Thanks

      Shoshi

      Shoshi on Sep 30, 2014 @ 3:45 pm Reply
    8. 8

      Hello,

      I have the fresh cheese box, but with the wrong recipe (mozarella). Can anyone give me the recipe for the fresh cheese? Thanx a lot!,

      Mitchel on Nov 20, 2015 @ 11:26 am Reply

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