How much water should the rennet tablets be dissolved in, and how many litres of milk should I use per tablet?

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by Kelsey

The amount of water required to dissolve rennet tablets depends on which cheese you are looking to make, please refer to your specific instructions.

However as a general rule of thumb;

  • 1/4 tablet per 1 L (1 US qt)- each tablet doses 4 L (4.2 US qt) of milk which is commonly required in our recipes (except for halloumi which requires double the amount). 
  • Dissolve 1 tablet in 20-40 ml of cool non chlorinated milk.
  • For liquid rennet see here