wooden cheese press tofu press

Handcrafted Cheese and Tofu Press

Regular price $39.95

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No Pain, Just Drain.

This wooden food press is perfect for making cheese and removing excess moisture from store-bought dairy products.

It's perfect for making feta, halloumi, and paneer, as well as pressing tofu, tempeh, and vegan cheeses.

Made from solid timber, this drain box is durable and hassle-free. Easily fit up to 7 blocks of your favorite store-bought tofu or 4 quarts of unpressed curds.

It's also the ultimate musubi maker and sushi cake container! Explore the versatility of this tofu press for yourself; you won't be disappointed.


Why we made this

No pain, just drain! When we were unable to find a decent cheese press that could stand up to regular use, we designed a sturdy feta frame to make Feta Cheese and squeaky halloumi.

wooden tofu press

Nearly a decade later, the design of this press has evolved, but the function remains the same. Whether you're making non-dairy cheese, extra firm tofu, or a spam musubi, you'll find more than one reason to love this frame. 

How To Use
  1. Sit on a draining tray
  2. Line with cheesecloth
  3. Fill with curds
  4. Press with up to 11 lbs. of added weight
    Product Specifications
    • 1x Gourmet Wooden Food Press (L 11" x W 7.25" x H 2.5")
    • Holds 4 quarts of unpressed curds (yields approx. 1.5 lb. block)
    • Constant pressure with no screws to adjust
    • Easy to clean and sterilize
    • Plastic-free packaging
      Care instructions
      • Sterilize before use with boiling water
      • After use, wash in hot soapy water, rinse well and dry completely before storage.
      Learn more

      If you're new to cheesemaking, we're here to help. You'll find useful tools on our website, including a dairy thermometer and our American cotton ultra-fine cheesecloth to drain finer cheese curds.

      Already a pro cheesemaker? Diversify your repertoire with other moulds, such as our blue cheese and Italian soft cheese molds, or try your hand at ravioli.

      Customer Reviews

      Based on 4 reviews
      Putheary Chhun
      Love this tofu press

      Was so happy with this product. I made tofu for the first time and it came out great. Will make cheese the next time. Verg happy with it. Highly recommended

      Ammar Alsaleh
      Not impressed

      After using it for 3 times only, it started to warp and come apart, it doesnt look it will last long.

      Hey Ammar, we're sorry to hear your issues with the food press. Please reply to our email and let us know how you washed it? We haven't experienced this issue with the press. Did you put it through the dish washer? Thank you for getting in touch with us so we can put it right for you. We've offered some solutions in our email. Best wishes. Heather

      Annabel Harrold
      Great product

      Well-designed , beautiful, sustainably made and packaged, great price. I expect many years of use. Highly recommend.

      Alienor Diack
      Amazing !!

      I enjoy a lot my wooden press! I have only used it for feta so far but I am convinced. It might seem a bit expensive but buying quality that will last you years and supporting NZ companies is worth it! The wood is so smooth and the recipes are clear. I would buy again!

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