Artisan Cheese Making with Lyndall Dykes

Bookings closed

Bookings for the 2019 McGregor Autumn Retreat are now closed. If you’re still keen to come along we ask you give us a call on 07 4631 1111 and we’ll see if we can accommodate your request.

Sweet dreams are made of CHEESE

All levels
Cheese making materials: $60^

About the workshop

In this 100% hands on workshop you will learn how to create delicious homemade cheeses with one of Australia’s best makers of cheese!

Across two days, Lyndall will walk you, step by step, through the process of making Camembert, Fetta, Ricotta, Mascarpone, Quark (cream cheese), Farm House Cheddar, two types of Blue Vein, Havarti, Haloumi, Mozzarella and a Greek style Yoghurt.

You will be surprised at how easy cheese making really is, in fact Lyndall guarantees that you will know how to make gourmet cheese at home after this workshop!

Learn to stretch Mozzarella, whip up Ricotta and how to wash, cut and cook curd all while having loads of fun and enjoying some truly amazing homemade cheese.

All that is required is a love of cheese and a great appetite!

About Lyndall Dykes

Lyndall Dykes has been sharing her knowledge of cooking staple items from scratch for more than three decades.

She started one of Coffs Harbour’s first health food stores in 1977, The Nut House. From there she taught vegetarian cooking classes in the region, before taking up a career in media.

By 2006 she rekindled her love of cheesemaking and in 2009 started teaching workshops from a purpose-built kitchen on her Emerald Beach property. In 2016 she created the award-winning Cheesemaking Workshop & Deli shopfront at the original plantation homestead at the NSW landmark Big Banana.