New Zealand Community Education Centres

Cheesemaking - Mozzarella, Mascarpone and Yoghurt

Keen to make your own mozzarella, mascarpone and yoghurt cheeses? This half-day workshop will show you how to make all three from scratch (using vegetarian rennet). All ingredients provided.

Description

You'll also walk away with your own mozzarella to eat and yoghurt to keep warm and then enjoy the following day.

  

By the end of the workshop, you'll be able to:
• Make mozzarella, mascarpone and yoghurt at home
• Use equipment from your own kitchen and/or know where to source it from
• Describe different types of milk (raw vs store-bought)
• Describe differences between pasteurisation and homogenisation
• Practise good hygiene and sanitation when making cheese at home

All ingredients are provided as are recipes and detailed handouts to take away with you. Bring an apron, a dishcloth, 3 or 4 tea towels, a pen to take notes and a 2 litre container and plastic re-sealable food bags to take your cheese home.  

Note:  Courses need a minimum number to go ahead so if we don't have enough enrolments a few days before the start date, we have to cancel. We'll let you know by email so please check yours regularly. If you need to cancel your registration, here are our terms and conditions: "What You Need to Know".

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