Ġbejniet (Maltese)

Ġbejniet Maltese Cheese is a versatile fresh curd cheese that originated from Malta but is enjoyed worldwide.
it and can be prepared and consumed in many ways including: fresh, dried, peppered, marinated  and even added to soups.

Traditionally made with Sheep Milk, however over time, it is now commonly made with Cow Milk.

This is a fun and easy cheese to make that is sure to impress!

Shopping list


  • Un-homogenised Milk
  • Calcium
  • Rennet
  • Cheese Salt

Specialist equipment

  • Cheese basket (traditional Ġbejniet basket or P00709 basket is recommended)
  • Thermometer
  • Curd Knife & Scoop
  • Syringes
  • Maturing container

Make your own with our Ġbejniet Maltese Cheese kit 

Download Ġbejniet Maltese Recipe here Gbejniet-Maltese Recipe

Ġbejniet Cheese
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