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Mozzarella Workshop for Kids (September 2023)

With Tanja and Faline Pauls

Organised by Riverside Education

Sunday. 17th September, 10am to 11.30am

Limited to 12 children (8 years and older)

$8 per child. Sponsorships available.

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At Riverside Community


Joining a "Mozzarella Workshop" brings tons of fun, enthusiasm, and a bit of chaos, especially when it involves young children! Let your child join in this September's culinary blast with Tanja and Falinein the Riverside Kitchen.

Traditionally, Mozzarella, a semi-soft cheese originating from Southern Italy, was made with Italian buffalo's milk. However, here, in New Zealand, we've modified the process a bit. Cow’s milk, easily sourced from our local bovines grazing just beyond our street, is our milky ingredient of choice for this tactile, hands-on session. It yields healthy and incredibly fresh milk for our cheese-making process.

In our Mozzarella Workshop, children collaborate in teams, and by the time they’re done, each of them will obtain a tangible delight - their personally made mozzarella cheese, alongside a recipe. They'll carry home a sense of accomplishment and a tasty trophy.

Safety is a priority as the process involves handling hot water and getting hands directly involved. Hence, the kids should come prepared with a pair of thick kitchen gloves ideally suiting their hands. Also, it's essential to note that the workshop is only suited for kids aged 8 and above.


Limited to 12 children. $8 per participant. Book Now


This workshop is proudly sponsored by the Riverside Community Trust. Please contact Tanja (at education@riverside.org.nz) for workshop questions or to ask about sponsorship options.


Please note that we will be using Riverside Milk which is RAW milk and may not be suitable for everyone's consumption. The Ministry of Primary Industries advises the following: ‘Raw milk may contain microorganisms that can causeserious illness. To reduce the risk of illness, raw milk should be heated to at least 70 degree Celsius for one minute. This is critical for infants, young children, the elderly, pregnant women and people with weakened immune systems.’

Mozzarella Workshop


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