What is animal rennet?

Answer Animal rennet is an extract of enzymes from the stomach of young mammals that aids in the digestion of mother's milk. Rennet is used during the process of cheese-making to coagulate the milk allowi... Read More »

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Does ricotta have animal rennet?

Ricotta cheese does not contain animal rennet. Rennet is an enzyme derived from the mucous membrane of a calf's stomach that is commonly used as a congealing agent in cheese production. However, no... Read More »

What is rennet made from?

Madison Market Natural Foods explains that rennet is a term for any coagulant that curdles milk. Rennet usually comes from the stomachs of calves. Certain kinds of vegetables or varieties of labora... Read More »

What kind of cheese contains rennet?

Most forms of cheese are produced through coagulation, the separation of the solid curd from the liquid whey. Usually rennet is used to coagulate the milk, though some fresh cheeses and commercial ... Read More »

From What plants can you produce vegetable rennet?

Seeds of Withania coagulans (Solanaceae family). Also called vegetable rennet ; paneer band, paneer dodi, Tukhm-e-Hayat (urdu and persian)