Cooking Class - The Basics of Cheesemaking

Craft mozzarella and ricotta cheese from scratch in this intro to cheesemaking class.

In this introductory cooking class, you'll learn how to make fresh mozzarella and ricotta cheese under the guidance of Chef Laura. Simple cheeses contain simple ingredients, and you'll be delighted by how easy it is to create fresh cheese with a bit of milk, salt and acidity.

Once you've hand-pulled the mozzarella and whipped up the ricotta, you'll create an heirloom tomato and mozzarella salad with pesto as well as savory ricotta and mushroom toast. Finish the class with refreshing ricotta ice cream infused with pistachios and berries.

Guests are welcome to bring wine and beer to enjoy during the class.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Meal Courses 3
  • Event Duration 2 hours
  • Labels Couples, Fun, Gourmet, Group, Vegetarian

Reviews guests left for other experiences with Chef Laura



05 Dec 2023

Laura is wonderful! We learned so much once again, and had fun doing it. His her is lovely. It's so fun to sit & eat our dishes over a bottle of wine.



15 Nov 2023

Chef Laura was professional and excellent at what she does. Her space was meticulously clean and beautiful to work in. She was gregarious and kept conversation flowing while teaching us about cooking. I learned so much from this class! Quite a few things I’ve been doing wrong and got some tips on new cookware for my first home. The experience was a fun thing to do as a couple and my husband who was very skeptical had a great time and even said he would join me for another one. I thought Chef Laura was just as educational and informative as encouraging. I loved the meal we made and feel more confident making empanadas, steak and dulce de leche dessert on my own now. I can’t wait to try the recipes at home! We had some leftovers from our class so I will have the opportunity to try making the empanadas again on my own using my oven. I will definitely be coming back as I think this is a fun activity.



08 Nov 2023

What an incredible experience! Chef Laura was so welcoming, and the class was very informative, full of tips, tricks, and best practices. We were blown away by how wonderful everything came out. I would strongly recommend Chef Laura for a wonderful experience.

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Chef Laura has an incredible culinary résumé that includes graduating with honors from the International Culinary Center. Previously, a caterer and chef instructor, Chef Laura currently hosts fun and exciting cooking classes where she shares her sharp culinary knowledge and techniques. She knows exactly how to prepare a menu using optimal seasonal ingredients that bring out the best aromas and flavors for a truly beautiful dish, so prepare to up your cooking game!

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Flexible booking: Cancel or reschedule this event's reservation for free up to 48 hours before the event.
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