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Feta, Halloumi and Ricotta Cheesemaking Workshop

Make 3 cheeses with Jacqueline Bender.


Next Available: Sun, 13 Sep 12:00PM (AEST)
3 hours 30 minutes
Over 250 people have attended this class
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Description

Learn to make three versatile Mediterranean cheeses with Jacqueline Bender, Bee Sustainable’s artisanal cheesemaker and educator.

Join Jacqueline for an informative and tasty workshop. She will guide you through all the steps necessary to make feta, halloumi and whey ricotta from scratch.

We will use biodynamic cow’s milk (or organic if unavailable) purchased from our local organics store. No need to keep a house cow to make these cheeses, anyone can make them with quality purchased milk.

This class is a mix of theory and practical, as Jacqueline explains the chemical reactions that are taking place before your eyes. At the conclusion, we will taste the halloumi and ricotta made during class and some feta that Jacqueline has prepared earlier (as it takes several days to mature the cheese).

This workshop includes a 20% discount on any kit or cheese making equipment that you would like to purchase on the day.

Jacqueline Bender has been educating cheesemakers for 6 years. She has lived and worked on farms in Victoria where she ran a herd of dairy goats and was responsible for the farm's weekly cheesemaking. Fresh goat's cheese such as feta, halloumi and chevre were the farm's speciality. She also makes alpine-style hard cheeses and mould-ripened stinky cheeses from cow’s milk. Cheesemaking is an integral part of her self-sufficient lifestyle, which includes keeping bees, chickens and small-goods processing. 

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What you will learn
  • The fundamentals of fermenting milk
  • Coagulating milk using both starter cultures and rennet
  • Cutting, draining and moulding curds
What you will get
  • Recipes and the essential techniques of cheesemaking
  • A tasting of the cheeses made - a small cheese party
  • Notes about the major steps of cheesemaking and resources for quality milk and supplies
  • A 20% discount on cheesemaking kits and equipment purchased in conjunction with the workshop

What to bring
  • All materials provided.
What to wear

Casual


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Bee Sustainable

Vendor since 2015

Bee Sustainable helps people lead a sustainable life. We supply the necessary equipment and requirements to pursue self sufficiency with an emphasis on domestic food production and storage.

Robert, the proprietor of Bee Sustainable, comes from a bee keeping family and has been involved with various aspects of bee keeping over many years. The Bee Sustainable project has been Robert’s passion since he recognised the need for the services and goods now offered through the business.

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Refund & Cancellation Policy

Refunds and Transfer requests incur a $10 administration fee.  

A minimum of 7 days notice is required for refunds and/or transfer requests. Refund and transfer requests with less than 7 days notice (of the scheduled  date) qualify for a 50% refund or credit towards the new date. Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice qualify for a 20% discount on the next booking made.



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Terms & Conditions

Participation in Bee Sustainable's classes and workshops are at your own risk. Whilst we take every precaution to take reasonable care of our customers, we acknowledge that bees and the kitchen environment can pose risk, and your attendence at our classes waives our liability for any injuries that occur.

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Michelle

21 March 2020 • Feta, Halloumi and Ricotta Cheesemaking Workshop

We LOVED this course! The knowledge Jacqui has to share is amazing and keeps you engaged through the whole session. The final products were second to none -- the ricotta is creamy, the haloumi almost stretchy once cooked, and the feta melts in your mouth. The notes you take home make it easy for you to replicate what you create in class, so this course is well worth it!

Garry

16 March 2020 • Feta, Halloumi and Ricotta Cheesemaking Workshop

The class was a lot of fun. We both got a lot out of it and ir has encouraged us to make our own in the future. Jacqui was extremely knowledgeable and her passion showed. Was a lovely inspiring venue!

Kaitlyn

16 March 2020 • Feta, Halloumi and Ricotta Cheesemaking Workshop

The Bee Sustainable Cheesemaking workshop was amazing! The class was interactive, friendly and informative. I would highly recommend and will be returning to try further classes!

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