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About This Webinar

Increase your enjoyment of cheese with this fascinating online masterclass. Discover what to look for when buying cheese and how to taste it. Find new favourites and learn how to put together a cheeseboard for summer dining with this online masterclass in association with the experts at the Academy of Cheese, https://academyofcheese.org/.

Join our online masterclass on Wednesday June 23 at 6pm and find out how to select, pair and cook with cheese for your everyday needs or a special occasion.

What's in the masterclass?

This hour-long webcast will help you understand and develop your enjoyment of cheese – from learning how it is made, to understanding how to pick the best ones for you, followed by a 30-minute Q&A.

Your masterclass itinerary

On Wednesday 23 June at 6pm, Sam Wilkin – cheese expert and trainer with the Academy of Cheese – and BBC Good Food’s Group magazine editor and cheese enthusiast, Keith Kendrick, will enhance your knowledge of cheese immeasurably, guiding you through the complex flavours and aromas that makes each one unique. You will be introduced to some stunning British artisan cheeses and discover tips on everything from wine and cheese pairings, how to store it and the best varieties for summer picnics and outdoor parties

They’ll be tasting and discussing four different styles of cheeses, which you can find in cheesemongers if you’d like to taste along:

Fresh cheeses
Examples include: Yorkshire Fettle, goat’s curd, mozzarella

Cheeses with additives
Examples include: Quicke’s elderflower cheddar, truffle Gloucester, cornish Gouda with cumin

Examples include: Appleby’s Cheshire, Kirkham’s Lancashire, Old Roan Wensleydale

Blue (soft)
Examples include: Beauvale, Burt’s Blue and Perl Las

After the presentation, a recording will be made available to all registered attendees to re-watch up to 10 times – a link will be sent to you by email within 72 hours of the event.

Want to get a head start?

Download the Academy of Cheese flavour wheel and get introduced to five simple flavours which will help you with your tasting knowledge. https://academyofcheese.org/lp/cheese-tasting-model/

  • How cheese is made, the different styles of cheese and how to store it
  • How to taste cheese
  • How to create a perfect summer cheeseboard
  • The best British cheeses to cook with
  • 30 minute Q&A
When: Wed, Jun 23, 2021 · 6:00 PM · London
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Language: English
Who can attend? Anyone with the event link can attend
Ticket Price: £10.00
Dial-in available? (listen only): No
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
Sam Wilkin is an experienced cheesemonger, international cheese judge, Cellarman podcaster and Certified Training Partner for the Academy of Cheese. When not sharing his passion and expertise for cheese Sam can be found doing the same about cider. https://cellarman.co.uk/
Webinar hosting presenter
BBC Good Food’s Group Magazines Editor
Keith Kendrick is BBC Good Food’s Group Magazines Editor and has been a judge for the British Cheese Awards and World Cheese Awards, as well as being a Level 1 associate of the Academy of Cheese. He’s so devoted to cheese that over the 2020 summer lockdown he munched his way through more than a dozen subscription boxes to help support the British artisan cheese industry. Check out his reviews here https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/review/best-cheese-subscriptions-delivery-boxes