2nd Night Added!
Learn the fundamentals of fresh cheese making in this fun and engaging hands-on workshop with with award-winning artisanal cheesemaker Ruth Klahsen of Monforte Dairy.
Participants will learn how to make a fresh cow’s milk ricotta, a pressed paneer, and a goat chèvre while learning about the theory and practice of home cheese-making at home.
There will some samples of delicious Monforte Dairy cheeses, and participants get to take home samples of the cheeses made in class. It’s a great opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the wonderful culinary possibilities of home made cheese.
Ruth Klahsen is living proof of how an individual can have a transformative effect on local food systems. After 25 years as a professional chef, she embarked on an adventure that would see her become one of Canada’s most celebrated cheesemakers. Through innovative use of Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) fundraising, Ruth established Monforte Dairy as an innovative and award-winningly delicious model of microproduction, sustainable farming and just food.
Every Monday, The Depanneur invites TO’s best culinary talents to lead fun, hands-on workshops.