Make tender mozzarella and custom string cheese with our online cheesemaking class for beginners. Pair this class with our Mozzarella Kit or Deluxe Cheese Kit and you will have everything you need - just add milk plus an hour of your time and a tasty new skill will be yours for life. This is a recorded class you can play at your leisure and own forever.
You will learn both the traditional methods of stretching curd in a hot water bath and the modern timesaving method of using a microwave. Both produce delicious results! You will also learn to customize your cheese with fresh herbs, spices and even spicy peppers for custom variety.The class is taught by Claudia Lucero, author of four cheesemaking books and founder of Urban Cheesecraft.
You will learn:How to select equipment for making mozzarella and string cheese.
How to select the right ingredients, especially which milk.
How to create a strong curd using rennet, heat and time.
How to shape and flavor for one of a kind custom cheeses.
How to stretch curd in the microwave and in hot water/whey.
The class is recorded and split up into short sections. Your pace, your schedule, your kitchen.
No experience is required and you push play when it works for you, as many times as you'd like. You will have cheese ready to eat, in as little as 45 minutes if you use a microwave.
This digital class is hosted on The Fermentation School's website. You will receive a downloadable intro packet in an email after you purchase the class. Then, you follow the simple instructions to enroll in your pre-paid class at the school.
Not so technical details:
The pdf download is a ticket and gift certificate in one if you would like to gift a class to a lucky cheese lover. Print it out, or send it by email (anyone in the world can take the class, but the class is taught in English). Pick up a kit in the shop for a complete gift.
Whether you have made mozzarella before and did not succeed, or this is your first attempt, this online class will give you a solid foundation of the basic process. The class is even great to do with kids (with adults doing the work with hot milk and whey).
This is a pre-recorded class to take at your own pace. No need to schedule, no pressure to perform on zoom. :)