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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 a special occasion with this online masterclass in association with the experts at the Academy of Cheese, https://academyofcheese.org/.

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 Tuesday 23 March at 6pm, Sam Wilkin – cheese expert and trainer with the Academy of Cheese – will enhance your knowledge of cheese immeasurably, guiding you through the complex flavours and aromas that makes each one unique. He will introduce you to some stunning British artisan cheeses and share tips on everything from how to store it to creating the perfect cheeseboard for Easter.

Sam will be joined on the webinar by BBC Good Food’s Group magazines editor and cheese enthusiast Keith Kendrick. They’ll be tasting and discussing four different styles of cheeses so if you’d like to taste along, these are widely available to buy from cheesemongers:

Goat’s cheese
Examples include: Driftwood, Capricorn, Rosary Ash

Cheddar
Examples include: Westcombe, Quicke’s, Keen’s

Washed
Examples include: Stinking Bishop, Rollright, Baronet

Blue
Examples include: Cropwell Bishop Stilton, Stichelton, Beenleigh

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/

Agenda
  • How cheese is made, the different styles of cheese and how to store cheese
  • How to taste a cheese
  • 4 British cheeses you need to know about for spring
  • How to create a perfect cheeseboard
  • The best British cheeses to cook with
  • 30 minute Q&A
When: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 · 06:00:00 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
Cheesemonger
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