|March 20, 2012|
|7:00 pm||to||9:30 pm|
Are you…..Curious about making your own cheese at home? Curious about how cheese is made & what makes is great, blue, soft of hard ? or maybe you are a cheese lover, wanting to learn more from an expert ? Well tonight we are thrilled to welcome Debra to Well Seasoned from Farm House Natural Cheese to our kitchen. The Farm House Natural Cheeses is part of a small family dairy farm in Agassiz, BC. Surrounded by stunning mountain scenery, happy cows graze the fields to produce the rich fresh milk used for the cheeses made in their on-farm facility. The whole family is involved in the work on the farm, from daily milking and barn chores, hay-making and field work, to cheese-making. The head cheese-maker, Debra Amrein-Boyes, is one of only twelve persons in western Canada and US who has been inducted into the prestigious French Cheese Guild, the “Guilde des Fromagers Confrerie de Saint-Uguzon”, which recognizes those who protect and continue the tradition of cheese-making around the world. Tonight, we will talk all about the background & history of cheese making, the various processes, Debra will introduce you to the different cheese “families” and some of the tricks & tools of her trade. She will talk about the methods and recipes in her fantastic book, written for home cheese-makers, 200 Easy Homemade Cheeses recipes-From Cheddar and Brie to Butter and Yogurt. If you have ever wished to try your hand at home cheese-making, this is the book & the class for you! Bring your questions and get ready to taste some of the best cheese made in BC.