This cheese making kit is for the serious beginner and is exclusively from Homesteader's Supply! This kit is the real deal, all the supplies you need for making cheese just like the professionals, and there is enough culture to keep you going in your cheesemaking for a long time. It includes the cheese making products you will need to make a variety of cheese from the soft like Cream cheese, Sour cream, Quark, Cottage cheese, Feta, Fromage blanc, Chevre frais, and even Cultured butter, to semi-soft like Cheddar, Colby,Brick, Jack, Farmers, Gouda, Edam, Havarti , to even some of the hard cheeses like Mozarella, Parmesan, Romano, Provolone, Gruyere, and Swiss. And even better, the Feta Cultures makes the very best fresh yogurt! Most important because cheese making really is a science as well as a culinary art, included is the best book The Cheesemaker's Manual, an all around how-to, and why, and trouble-shooting, along with photos to help.