Cooking: Vegan Cheese Board

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Learn to make your own vegan cheese at this workshop in Sydney.

You won’t believe how easy and satisfying making your own vegan cheeses really is! Learn how to make a range of nutritious and delicious plant-based appetisers using whole foods. No nasties or synthetic ingredients here!

Using protein rich nuts and other plant-based ingredients, you’ll learn a range of techniques to add that ‘cheesy’ element to your menu. Make your own cheese to melt into creamy sauces, add to pasta dishes, bake in pastries – or simply feature on an elegant vegan cheese platter.

Ideal for

This class is perfect for beginners or home cooks alike.

On the menu

You will make in class:

  • Cashew & herb - a tasty and sliceable block vegan cheese
  • Vegan mozzarella - melty, stretchy and creamy
  • Vegan butter - (using aquafaba) - a natural alternative to store-bought margarines

Here’s some we prepared earlier... These things take longer, but you will sample home-made:

  • Almond Feta
  • Vegan Brie
  • Cultured vegan butter

All this will be assembled with crackers and fruit onto a beautifully presented cheeseboard for you to enjoy with a glass of chilled wine at the end of the session.


The Essential Ingredient Surry Hills
146 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills

Please note: Street parking is very limited nearby. You might try St Margaret’s Car Park at 417-435 Bourke Street, Surry Hills. It is a 5-minute walk from the venue, with casual parking rates after 5pm at approx. $4/hour.

On the day...
  • We’ve cut out disposable plastics, so please bring your own food containers to take any leftovers home
  • All participants must wear closed-in shoes
  • Aprons supplied, but dress appropriately for the kitchen, and tie back long hair
  • Arrive up to 15 minutes before the class start time
Booking conditions
  • Withdrawal from the course is not refundable or transferrable.
  • The Essential Ingredient reserves the right to alter or cancel a class without notice. In the event of a change, you will be contacted on the phone number and/or email address you provide.
  • We cannot accommodate dietary requirements in all cases. For more information, please contact The Essential Ingredient 02 9555 8300 prior to booking.

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Course testimonials:

  • said: 5 stars! Best thing was the energy from the makers.

  • said: I highly recommended this course. Kate was a fantastic, patient , knowledgeable and fun tutor! Absolutely loved the products we created on the night . Also the venue was fab !

  • said: The tutor was great. She gave us a wider explanation (and trial) about cheeses , more that we could do ourselves in a couple of hours and explain how we could diversify and explore the recipes.

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