What’s in the masterclass?
This hour-long live webcast will help you understand and develop your enjoyment of cheese this festive season– from learning how to select your cheese, what to serve with it and how to use up any leftovers (if you have any!), followed by a 30-minute Q&A.
Your masterclass itinerary
In this live webcast, Hero Hirsh – Head of Retail for legendary cheesemongers Paxton & Whitfield, cheese judge and Academy Training Partner – and BBC Good Food’s Group magazines editor and cheese enthusiast, Keith Kendrick, will guide you seamlessly from Christmas Eve to New Year with the best cheeses for each of these momentous occasions. You will learn when and what to serve them with, how to care for them and how to taste each cheese.
They’ll be tasting and discussing six different styles of cheeses, which you can find in cheesemongers and at supermarkets if you’d like to taste along:
Here’s what they’ll be trying: Stichelton, Beaufort, Mont D’Or, Etoile de Gatine, Kirkham’s Lancashire and Tunworth
Alternative cheeses: Le Gruyere AOP, Mature Cheddar, Lincolnshire Poacher
Alternative cheeses: Rollright, Baronet, Winslade
Alternative cheeses: Blue Stilton, Cornish Blue, Wrekin Blue
Alternative cheeses: Any Lancashire cheese
Etoile de Gatine
Alternative cheeses: Little Lily, Cabecou, Capricorn goats
Alternative cheeses: Any Camembert, Coulommiers
The presentation will be recorded and will be available to all who purchase to watch up to 10 times.