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Brie-Making Bootcamp, a Multi-Day Follow-Along Virtual Event (FAVE)

March 12, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Learn to craft some of the most decadent cheese the world has to offer. Brie & camembert seem like magical cheeses but they’re actually some of the easiest to make at home with very little special equipment required. We’ll show you how in this multi-day class, complete with edible homework.

Make show-stopping cheese that will have your friends gushing!
Learn to craft some of the most decadent cheese the world has to offer. Brie & camembert seem like magical cheeses but they’re actually some of the easiest to make at home with very little special equipment required. We’ll show you how in this two (or 3!)-day class, complete with edible homework. This format is really ideal for this type of cheese which needs a little work for two days and then very light maintenance for a couple of weeks before it’s completed.

Day 1 has us starting the cheese, talking about the bloomy rind category and the science behind that gorgeous rind. You’ll take care of your little cheese baby overnight per our instructions and then on Day 2we’ll do any treatments like adding ash or bark and talk about aging it to perfection over the next 3-6 weeks.

Day 3 (optional but recommended) – We’ll check in 2 weeks later to take a look at your cheese’s progress, address any questions/concerns you may have and make any necessary course correction. This check-in day is one of the most important parts since we’ll do cheese aging forensics and get to the bottom of what’s going on with each person’s cheese! You learn the most by trying something on your own and coming back with relevant questions.

Tiny brie wheels make a show-stopping gift and one gallon makes 6-7 mini 4″ wheels! 

Dates/Times Available:

  • March Series (plan on attending all three dates):
    Sat, March 12, 2022 from 12pm-2pm,
    Sun, March 13, 2022 from 11am-12pm, and
    Sat, March 26 2022 1:30-2:30pm (two-week check-in)
  • May Series (plan on attending all three dates):
    Sat, May 21, 2022 from 12-2pm,
    Sun, May 22, 2022 from 12:30-1:30pm, and
    Sat, June 4 from 10-11am

Recordings will be available for those who miss a class but we do recommend make it if possible since you’ll benefit the most by being able to ask questions.

Location: Zoom; Log-in instructions will be sent a few days before class


March 12, 2022
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Berkeley, CA 94710
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