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Natural Cheesemaking Course with David Asher from Canada

With world-renowned raw milk cheesemaker David Asher

Thursday to Monday, 29th February to 4th March

Course Fee: $1000 (incl. lunch, tea, coffee, cheese tastings)

At Riverside Community Centre

Bookings essential. Book Now

For more information On David's Natural Cheesemaking tour, visit Facebook

After three years, renowned natural cheesemaker David Asher is coming back to New Zealand to teach his sought-after classes in using old and traditional methods of cheesemaking. He helps cheesemakers around the world reclaim their traditional cheeses.

In his Immersion classes, you will deepen into the art of making cheeses using your own cultures, learning a few, simple tricks and about the implications for human health. David promotes the use of 'Good' Milk, preferably raw, from pastured, well-raised and healthy animals.

From 29th February - 4th March, he is offering a 5-day course in Motueka (Riverside Community Centre). From culture propagation to rennet coagulation and on to affinage, this comprehensive and hands-on course covers many aspects of natural farmhouse cheesemaking. Students can expect to learn how simple traditional methods can lead to a safe, effective, and delicious raw (or pasteurized) milk cheesemaking; and how the philosophies of fermentation of natural wine, beer, sourdough and dairy are all interrelated.

You will learn to make cheeses such as Mozzarella, Queso Oaxaca and Burrata, Tomme, and Bleu d’Auvergne. Five days of learning allows students to see many styles of cheese through the many stages of their evolution and provides insight into how all cheeses can evolve from the very same milk, with the same cultures and the same rennet.

David is the author of 'The Art of Natural Cheesemaking' and the upcoming 'Raw Milk Cheesemaker'. For more information on David: https://naturalcheesmakingtournz.mystrikingly.com/ OR http://www.theblacksheepschool.com/

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in the post above are those of the facilitator/event organiser and do not necessarily reflect Riverside Community Trust Board's official position and policy. Please contact the facilitator directly for all questions regarding this post's content.

Natural cheesemaking course at Riverside, poster


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