Ricotta and Ricotta Salata would have to be the easiest cheese to make! You don’t need any special equipment, the method and technique for these cheeses are as simple as the ingredients themselves.
In our 1 hour workshop we will show you how to make ricotta and introduce its many applications.
Ricotta salata, which we like to call poor mans parmesan, is just as simple to make, with the added advantage of this cheese is that is can be stored for up to 7 weeks and can be used to grate over your pasta dish.
Another great thing about these 2 simple cheese is that you can use any animal milk to make them, cow, goat, sheep, buffalo. It can be fresh or UHT, it is also a good way to use up milk that is coming to its use by date.
Home cheese making is a very simple process. Cheese is the oldest form of processed food and it actually it predates bread making!
Out of the range of cheeses we teach, ricotta and ricotta salata are 2 of the best cheeses as an introduction into home cheese making. Each of our workshops are designed to take the mystery out of cheese making, breaking it down into something that is so simple you will be able to reproduce in your own kitchen. This is a 100% hands on workshop where you will make the cheese.
The Cheesemaking workshop is not only an educational cheese making facility it is also a one stop cheese making supply store an online store and a big cheese deli. Whether you would like to learn to make you own cheese or would just like to purchase a ready made cheese. The Cheesemaking workshop has something for all cheese lovers.