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Mozz Cheese: Where to buy Rennet and Citric Acid in San Diego? [Moved from Home Cooking Board]

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Looking to make Mozzarella cheese and I need to know where to buy rennett and Citric Acid in san diego. Preferably in or around the La Jolla area.

I also may need Lipase too, but not as important.

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  1. Save wear and tear on your car and buy from New England Cheesemaking on line. It's fast and the service is excellent.

    http://www.cheesemaking.com

    1. If you can't wait for mail order - you might try Great News in PB. I would call first though, because I haven't seen it there that I know of. If you do find it, let us know where would you?

      1. I know you can buy citric acid at chemical supply places. If you google this, you should find several. I bought some at a place down on Morena Blvd, but they appear to be gone.

        1. You can usually find Citric Acid in the Jewish/Kosher foods section of the supermarket labeled as "Sour Salt."

          1. This might end up being a false lead, as I don't recall too clearly, but I believe I saw it once at the market Mona Lisa in Little Italy. Not that it's a related product, except that they're both for at home, artisanal food production, but they even carried two sources for natural hog casings there! Perhaps a phone call might be in order...

            BTW I once looked into making my own mozz but decided to hold off on it when I found out about the very low yields per volume of milk... But please do report your results here! I'm still very interested to see what you come out with!

            1. Curds and Wine, 7194 Clairemont Mesa Blvd San Diego, CA 92111

              1. For a second I thought cgfan was back. :(

                1. You can find citric acid at sprouts in the bulk section where the spices are and you can buy rennet at Jimbos in carmel valley