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Need Rennete for cheese making in Toronto?

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andrew richmond Sep 5, 2006 03:23 PM

seems I can only find this online?
Does anyone know of a place in Toronto that might be able to provide me with this?
Thanx

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    embee RE: andrew richmond Sep 5, 2006 04:44 PM

    You should be able to find unflavoured "Junket" brand tablets in the pudding section of any major supermarket.

    1. Olivia RE: andrew richmond Sep 5, 2006 05:12 PM

      I saw it a while ago at a convenience store on Queen St. W., north side, between Augusta and Spadina (labelled Junket).

      Soooo... what kind of cheese are you making? Please keep us posted on how that goes.

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        andrew richmond RE: andrew richmond Sep 5, 2006 06:20 PM

        I am doing a farmhouse cheddar! Soooo excited
        I will keep you posted for sure.

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          andrew richmond RE: andrew richmond Sep 5, 2006 06:29 PM

          thanx guys

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            andrew richmond RE: andrew richmond Sep 5, 2006 06:31 PM

            so Junket is the same as Rennete?
            ok... the search continues

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              mclaugh RE: andrew richmond Sep 5, 2006 09:30 PM

              "Junket" is a brand name; >RENNET< is the name of the enzyme.

              1. acorn RE: andrew richmond Sep 6, 2006 08:05 AM

                junket will not work properly for cheesemaking, especially for hard cheeses. It has a very low potency - believe me I tried a number of times. I searched high and low in Toronto for real rennet and found none. You can however get it shipped very easily from the new england cheesemaking company. They have everything else you would ever need to make cheese and they have a catalogue on line.

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                  andrew richmond RE: acorn Sep 6, 2006 01:41 PM

                  I ordered yesterday thank you. My search also came up empty!
                  thank you for all your replies.

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                  scrummy RE: andrew richmond Sep 10, 2009 03:43 PM

                  I have found another company online that is based here in Canada; haven't ordered from them yet but anytime I can keep my business domestic I'm happy. I'll let you know how my experience works out:

                  http://www.glengarrycheesemaking.on.ca/

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