Please join us for a fun hands-on night in which participants will make mozzarella from curds, and get to enjoy them with easy dishes designed to enliven every taste bud. Whether you have experience or not at making cheese, this class is perfect for all levels of cheese-mongers. If you love to eat it, learn to make it and compare the flavor of homemade cheese to the kind you purchase at the store! For the first part of the class, we’ll make the mozzarella, discussing the different methods and going step-by-step for optimal results. The last part of class will involve using the mozzarella you’ve made in simple hands-on recipes to enjoy the results and revel in the pure flavors of fresh, newborn mozzarella. We want your cheese to shine in the dishes! You are guaranteed to love the results, so tell a friend and get ready to fill your head with cheese.
Recipes:Fresh Mozzarella and Roasted Tomato Caprese Salad; Fresh Mozzarella Grilled Cheese with Basil Pesto
Class Type: Individual, hands-on cooking class
Class Notes: Create easy and delicious recipes within this class with homemade mozzarella!
After studying law and Business administration in his native Venezuela, Waldemar immigrated to the United States to follow his passion for Gastronomy and Culinaria. While living in Northern California, he received training in cheese from industry leaders like Debra Dickerson, Janet Tarlov, Daphne Zepos, and Juliana Uruburu. Managing the famous Cheese counter at the acclaimed Pasta Shop from 1998 through 2002. Subsequent trips to Europe cemented his Knowledge and In May 2003, Waldemar moved to New York City to become a full time Maitre Fromager at Artisanal restaurant, as well as member of the Faculty at Artisanal Premium Cheese, nurturing his education through his mentor and friend Max Mccalman. In 2005, Waldemar began a new chapter in his cheese quest, forming together with Nadia Muna, Waldemar and Nadia, with an approach to cheese and wine entertainment. Currently, Waldemar works as a spokesperson for Lactalis-USA and does food tours with friend a partner Clarisa Penzini.