Cheesemaking 101 + Soft "Fresh" Cheeses plus Free Chevre Log & Creamery Tour - 7:00 pm
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Cheesemaking 101 + Soft “Fresh” Cheeses plus Free Chevre Log & Creamery Tour – 7:00 pm
August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$49.00
This class combines our Cheesemaking 101 class with our Soft Cheese class. In addition to learning all the basic science behind cheesemaking, what equipment you’ll need and how to make good milk choices, we’ll also cover several fresh and easy cheeses, including Chevre (soft goat cheese), Fromage Blanc (a milder version of soft cheese made with cow, goat or sheep milk), Cream Cheese and Cottage Cheese. These are great starter cheeses because they are quick and easy and require relatively easy-to-find ingredients and minimal equipment.
In addition to hands-on instruction and sampling as we go along, you’ll also get a chance to craft your own “custom chevre” log to take with you. And as a special bonus, at the end of class we’ll have a quick tour of the Haystack Mountain creamery and you’ll get to take home one of their artisan chevre logs (or take $5 off any of their other amazing cheeses)!