Past Meetup

Cheesemaking for all Ages

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Center for Living Peace

4139 Campus Drive · Irvine, CA

How to find us

We are located in the University Center shopping complex between Focus Dance Studio and Lee's Sandwiches. For more info: 949.854.5500

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Details

Enjoy superior tasting cheese - free from preservatives, stabilizers, and plastic wrap. Learn about ingredients, techniques, tools and the science behind making cheese at home.

We love cheese, but we love being a cheesemaker even more. Cheesemaking is a unique trade skill that dates back thousands of years. Not just to please our taste buds, cheese was made as a way to add nutritional value, economical value, and preserve different types of milk - cow, goat and sheep being the most common. In this workshop, learn how the process of turning milk into delicious cheese is quite simple. Understand ingredients, techniques, tools and how to get started. Become a cheesemaker today! You’re already a cheesemaker? Even better! Come sharpen your craft and learn skills around culturing, draining, and ripening cheeses.

So, why make cheese at home instead of buying it from the store? When you choose homemade cheese, you choose to reduce your energy and resource consumption by eliminating the environmental costs of processing, packaging, refrigerating and transporting. Another benefit? You can taste the difference in the freshness of homemade cheese. Plus, you eliminate preservatives, stabilizers, other artificial ingredients and the plastic wrap that store-bought cheese must contain in order to sit on the shelf for months. Did we mention, making your own cheese is cheap, fun, and oh yeah, delicious. Learn the basics of making cheese today!

Where:
Center for Living Peace
4139 Campus Drive
Irvine, CA

Date and Time:
June 1st
1:00 - 3:00 pm

Cost:
$12 per person. Class fills quickly!
Advanced registration requested.
Drop-ins are welcome, subject to availability.