Introduction to Home Cheesemaking with Tim
March 23, 2024 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am AWST
Cheese is delicious, nutritious and making your own is a very satisfying and money saving skill. Chef Tim will get you started with this addictive hobby as you learn to make some simple cheeses you can easily make at home.
Tim will cover:
- Overview of cheesemaking basics
- Ingredients and equipment needed
- Hands-on demonstrations of three cheeses – mascarpone, ricotta, and chèvre (fresh goats cheese)
- Recipes and demonstrations of a few recipes using these cheeses
There will be plenty of tastings as well as tips and advice on where to get the best ingredients, cheesemaking supplies and equipment + recipes to take home.
Tim Greaves has 24 years of experience as a chef in Australia and the U.K., focused on European and Modern Australian Fine Dining. These days he focuses on sharing his skills as a teacher and running his hot sauce business ‘Foraged Fire.’ Tim is passionate about sustainability, minimising waste and sourcing and eating locally and an obsessive forager, fermenter and home gardener.
Our weekly farmer’s market will be in full swing during your workshop, so it’s worth arriving a little early to check out the stalls and maybe buy some fresh produce.
Perth City Farm is a community urban farm that supports connected, sustainable communities. Established on a former industrial site in East Perth, this polluted site has been lovingly rehabilitated by volunteers to become a Western Australian icon for environmental sustainability and community engagement. We provide space and opportunities to build community connections, and educate and enable people to live sustainably.