Workshop: Making Vegan Cheese with Ilsa Hess

Ever wanted to make your own aged vegan cheeses and were too scared to try? Ilsa Hess shows you how fun and easy it is to make your own probiotic, rejuvalac, and use it to easily age vegan cheeses.

We will make a selection of delicious aged vegan cheeses including:

• Cashew Cream Cheese • Herbed Chèvre • Lox-Flavored Cream Cheese • Sharp Cheddar Nutty Cheese Ball • Brie • Smoked Provolone • Pepperjack

These cheese recipes come from Miyoko Schinner’s cookbook “Artisan Vegan Cheese” and “The Non-Dairy Formulary” by Michael Conrad.

A selection of homemade vegan cheeses will be available for tasting including all of the cheeses we will be making. I will also have a vegan butter made without palm oil for people to sample and the recipe to take home.

Baagan will be open for business if you would like to eat lunch after the class. If you have never been to Baagan, you are in for a delicious treat!

Cost: $15 per person. Cash only, please. Payment can be made the beginning of the event.

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  • Ilsa

    Such a great turnout! Thanks, everyone!

    April 1

  • Megan C.

    This was a great class. I've already ordered the books, bought some of the supplies and I'm ready to get started. The samples were delicious!

    2 · March 16

    • Ilsa

      That's great news, Megan! I'm so glad you enjoyed the class and it kickstarted your cheese making career! :)

      March 20

    • Laura R.

      Hey Megan I know you took a couple of cool pics of the cheese table, can you post him on the site for all to see :)

      1 · March 21

  • Jennifer

    Looking forward to this! Two friends/coworkers will be joining me.

    2 · March 4

    • Ilsa

      Yay!! Hope you three had a fun time! :)

      March 20

  • Laura R.

    So informative, delicious and well done!

    1 · March 16

    • Ilsa

      Thank you, Laura! So glad you enjoyed it!!!

      March 20

  • Kim C.

    Thank you, all, for a great class! I learned a lot of great info which I will put to good use. Nice to see such a large turnout!

    3 · March 16

    • Ilsa

      Thank you so much, Kim! You are very welcome! YES! Awesome turnout!!

      March 20

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