Cooking - Vegan Cheeses

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Course description

Learn to make your own vegan cheeses 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 vegan cheeses using whole foods. No nasties or synthetic ingredients here!

Using protein rich nuts and tofu you’ll learn a range of techniques to add that ‘cheesy’ element to your menu. Make your own cheese platters, use it to dollop into soups, whip up creamy sauces, add to pasta dishes, bake in pastries and so much more!

Ideal for

This class is perfect for beginners or home chefs alike.

On the menu
  • cashew cream cheese
  • cashew & tofu ricotta
  • walnut parmesan
  • cultured cashew cheese
Course content

In this 100% vegan hands on workshop you’ll learn about the ingredients used to make vegan cheeses from scratch, as well as the varied techniques used to produce different styles of cheese – from creamy and dippable to firm and sliceable. how to add cheesy flavours and customise your recipe with herbs and spices.
You’ll make, mould and shape some delicious cheeses in class and take home a bunch of delicious cheeses ready to eat as well as a cultured cashew cheese to age at home.


Maker Kitchen
552 Parramatta Road

Please come prepared
  • Bring some food containers to take leftovers home
  • Bring an apron – or wear clothes that you don’t mind getting messy
  • All participants must wear closed-in shoes
  • If you have long hair please tie it back
  • Arrive up to 15 minutes before the class start time
Please note
  • Our class size maximum is 12. If the minimum number of 8 participants is not reached, the course may be postponed, or cancelled and a refund issued.
  • Please try to be punctual. Late arrivals can cause disruptions and delays for the other participants.
  • Maker is an all-vegan commercial kitchen. Please respect their choice to use & consume only plant-based foods in this space.
  • Maker is proud to be an LGBTI safe space. Some instructors and staff use non-binary pronouns (“they” rather than “he/she”). They’ll let you know if they have a preference – so please respect their choice by remembering to use the gendered or non-gendered terms they have chosen.

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.
Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

Course testimonials:

  • Larissa said: The Easy Peasy Vegan Cheesy course was FANTASTIC!!!! The recipes were easy to follow and tasted AMAZING! The best thing is that they will be easy to replicate at home, so I can impress my family and friends! The instructor was very knowledgeable and willing to share her tips and hints for getting good results every time! I love the fact that if something does go 'wrong', you can still turn your cheese into a slightly different version of cheese and it still tastes great! The people who attended the course last night were very friendly and lots of fun, and Kate, the wonderful coordinator of the evening made everything super fun, as per usual!!!! Another fabulous course at MAKER Kitchen!!! Thank you :)

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

  • Anusha said: 5 Stars!