It’s no question that cheese and pasta are food for the soul. And now, you can appreciate these indulgent treats even more, with classes by That’s Amore Cheese. Level up your pasta skills and create your own cheese from scratch. Whether you want to hang out with friends, or just improve your cooking at home, these classes are sure to be a good time.
That’s Amore Cheese
Head up to Thomastown and enter the Cheesery demonstration kitchen for some fun cooking classes. So far, there are three options to choose from.
1. Tortelloni & Ravioli Class
Learn how to make pasta with the help of Gianna Donnini, head pasta maker at Donnini’s in Carlton. In this hands-on class, you’ll make tagliatelle, pumpkin ravioli and spinach and ricotta tortelloni. You’ll learn all the steps, from making the dough to filling and shaping the pasta, so that by the end of the class, you’ll feel confident enough to make your own pasta at home with a domestic pasta machine. This classs will last for 3.5 hours, and will include cheese tasting, drinks, a That’s Amore apron and recipes.
This class will run on Saturday March 26, from 10am, and will cost $125 per person.
2. The Beginners Cheese Making Class
In this four hour workshop, you’ll learn how to make Italian-style cheese. Start with a few litres of milk, and transform it into Primo Sale, mozzarella and ricotta. After the workshop, you’ll enjoy lunch, chat about what you’ve learned, and take home your own Primo Sale and mozzarella.
Including the lunch, this event will last for five hours. It will run on Saturday April 9, at 10am, and cost $200 per person.
3. Mozzarella Making Class
Learn how to make silky smooth mozzarella. Start with milk, transform it into curd and stretch it out into beautiful mozzarella. You’ll also learn how to shape it into bocconcini and trecce. At the end of the class, you’ll enjoy a cheese tasting session, followed by a glass of wine.
This class will last for two hours. It will take place on Saturday May 14, and set you back $120 per person. Private classes for groups of ten or more are also available.
Find That’s Amore Cheese at 66 Latitude Blvd, Thomastown, VIC, 3074. For more information about the classes, see their website.