Upcoming Classes

Fresh Mozzarella Making Class

 

In our Fresh Mozzarella Class, you will spend 2-3 hours learning about cheese, making cheese and eating cheese!  You'll begin your journey with a little dairy science, familiarizing yourself with the ins and outs of turning milk into cheese. Then, starting with our fresh pasteurized milk, you and your small group of 3-4 people will work together to make a batch of fresh mozzarella curd. Then, you learn the art of stretching fresh mozzarella transforming the mozzarella curd into a delicate layered ball of pasta filata cheese. Best of all, you get to take the mozzarella home with expert tips about how to store and use it. To end the class, you will get to tour our facility.

 

Class Highlights

  • It’s a BYOB (bring your own beverage of choice).
  • Arrive early to snack on Tulip Tree treats with our custom cheese and charcuterie board. You can’t learn on an empty stomach! 
  • 10% discount on all cheese & butter sales during the class!
  • Prerequisite:   None - this is a beginning cheese making class!

   

Prerequisite:  None - this is an entry level class.
 

Minimum class size:  12

 

Fresh Mozzarella & Buratta Making Class

 

In our Fresh Mozzarella Class, you will spend 2-3 hours learning about cheese, making cheese and eating cheese!  You'll begin your journey with a little dairy science, familiarizing yourself with the ins and outs of turning milk into cheese. Then, starting with our fresh pasteurized milk, you and your small group of 3-4 people will work together to make a batch of fresh mozzarella curd. Then, you learn the art of stretching fresh mozzarella transforming the mozzarella curd into a delicate layered ball of pasta filata cheese. Then, you'll learn how to make Buratta.  Best of all, you get to take the Mozzarella and Buratta home with expert tips about how to store and use them. To end the class, you will get to tour our facility.

 

Class Highlights

  • It’s a BYOB (bring your own beverage of choice).
  • Arrive early to snack on Tulip Tree treats with our custom cheese and charcuterie board. You can’t learn on an empty stomach! 
  • 10% discount on all cheese & butter sales during the class!
  • LOTS of fun!!!!!!!!!

Prerequisite:  None - this is an entry level class.

 

Minimum class size:  12

 

Gouda Making Class

 

Spend  3 hours in a small group setting making a washed curd style (Gouda) Cheese!  

 

We'll age this cheese for you and in 3-4 week's you'll be serving your family and friends cheese that you made!

 

Class Highlights:

  • small group - 2 ppl per station.
  • hands on
  • great for those with a litte experience who want to know more about the next step in making cheese
  • We age the cheese and then you get to show off your wheel to your friends
  • 10% discount on all cheese & butter sales during the class
  • LOTS of fun!!!!!!!!!

 

Prerequisite:   it's recommended that you have a beginning cheese making class (such as mozzarella or another fresh cheese) or knowledge about the science of cheese making before enrolling in this class.

 

Minimum class size:  8

 

Butter Making Class

 

Do you love butter? If so, this is the class for you. We'll spend a few minutes talking about the make up of butter and then we'll dive right in making butter using the old fashion churning method (using a more modern churn, of course).

 

After you churn your butter, you'll have the chance to add spices to it to make compound butters of your choice. Expect to have a tone of fun creating your own butter recipes. If you have a special seasoning you'd like to use, bring it along as we'll only be using dried herbs (see list below).

 

As usual, we'll provide the class with a custom charcuterie board to snack on when you arrive and it's a BYOB! Also, you'll receive 10% discount on all cheese & butter purchases during the class!

 

Class Highlights:

  • small group
  • hands on
  • great for the butter love
  • BYOB
  • you take home butter YOU make!
  • LOTS of fun!!!!!!!!!

 

Prerequisite:  None - this is an entry level class.

 

Minimum class size:  8

 

Seasoning List: Agave, Black Pepper, Cayenne, Chervil, Chili Pepper Flakes, Chili Powder, Chives, Herb Mix (Chives, Garlic, Parsley & Onion), Cinnamon, Coco Powder, Cumin, Diced Shallots, Dill Weed, Flax Seed, Garlic Powder, Herbs De Provence with Lavender, Honey, Lavendar Powder, Nettle, Onion Powder, Parsley, Pumpkin Pie Spice, Rosemary Powder, Rosemary Powder, Sea Salt, Spearmint, Sugar, Sun Dried Tomato Granules, Thyme.

 

 

Private Classes

Class Feedback

Here are the comments we've received from past classes:

  1. What do you like best about this course?
    1. Good things to eat and drink.
    2. Sharing of the group in how they are tasting – everyone tastes differently iterated
    3. Not too formal
    4. The number of cheeses to taste – a lot of variety
    5. I learned a lot
    6. Practical and clear explanation
    7. I liked the comparison with different cheeses
    8. Factoids
    9. New information
    10. International perspective
    11. Well-organized
    12. Comparing cheeses/cultural aspects of cheese eating
    13. The tasting portions and varieties of cheeses
    14. All of the samples and information
  2. What do you like about the classroom/facility?
    1. Tidy, intimate, pleasant arrangement, can see instructor well and other attendees.
    2. Class outline easy to follow- detailed
    3. Setup of tables were good
    4. Lower flower arrangements
    5. Cozy, welcoming, clean
    6. Quiet, well lit.  It was perfect
    7. The relaxed feel but still nice settings
    8. Relaxed
  3. What are the instructor's strengths?
    1. Knowledgeable on a range of topics
    2. Answered questions well from the class
    3. Cultural and historical aspects are a strong aspect.
    4. Confident
    5. Good Volume
    6. You can really tell Mary knows what she is talking about
    7. You were wonderful!
    8. Very good
    9. Extensive knowledge of cheese
    10. Flexible
    11. Interactive and open to questions/discussions
    12. She was clear, humorous, so well informed.
    13. Very knowledgeable, very well spoken
    14. Very knowledgeable, friendly
    15. Very knowledgeable about cheese

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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