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Advanced Cheesemaking: Washed Curd, Grana & Hard Alpine

    Event Start: May 8, 2013 - 03:04 PM

    Event End: May 10, 2013 - 04:04 PM

    Westminster West, VT 05346

    Go beyond the basics of cheesemaking and starting an artisan cheese business with this workshop that focuses on making, aging, and controlling the quality of Gouda, Havarti, Baby Swiss, Grana, and Alpine cheeses. The class features two full days of hands-on cheesemaking and a third day will include a tour of a local cheesemaking farm that produces these styles. Topics include:

    • starter and ripening cultures;
    • cheesemaking recipe development;
    • cheese aging techniques;
    • equipment and facilities;
    • food safety;
    • cheese grading and quality control.

    This class is for cheesemakers who have licensed, commercial small-scale cheese businesses and want to expand product lines, experiment with new cultures and recipes, and improve quality. Participants are invited to bring cheeses for tasting and evaluation.

    This workshop will be held in Westminster, VT. Address and directions will be sent upon registration. Learn more: http://www.dairyfoodsconsulting.com/instruction.shtml

    For availability contact Peter or Rachel at Tel. 802.387.4041 or email westminsterartisan@gmail.com

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