There’s the small matter of the World Cheese Awards this month, which always causes a stir in the global cheese industry. Whilst this is happening in the first week of November, there are still plenty of other cheese events happening throughout the month. Here’s our round up of what’s on this November; if it’s worth doing, we’ve got it! But do keep an eye on our events page and courses page as we are always adding more.
A truly global cheese event, the World Cheese Awards brings together cheesemakers, retailers, buyers, consumers and food commentators worldwide to judge nearly 4,000 cheeses from over 40 countries. The World Cheese Market takes place alongside the Awards at the International Convention Centre, on the 2nd November.
This event is only open to trade, but you can keep abreast of all of the medal winners here.
Pre-event registration will be required for all trade and press visitors.
Do you like cheese but want to know more about where it comes from, how it’s made, how to look after it, and how to put together amazing cheeseboards? Become an Associate with George & Joseph, the award-winning specialist cheesemongers in Leeds; this Level One course will give you a greater understanding and appreciation of cheese. And with George & Joseph, you can choose between a one-day, classroom-based course in their shop in Leeds. or virtual learning over two evenings.
Spend an evening learning all about cheese. In this workshop you’ll get hands on making a soft ‘lactic’ cheese and a soft blue with cheesemaker Claire Burt. You’ll also be expertly guided through the different styles of cheeses, with a tasting from Ann Faulkner from The Cheese Shop in Chester.
These fun 2.5 hours workshop are a great introduction to cheese-making; perfect for the cheese enthusiast.
Food & drink MARKET
Head over to the new monthly market at Long Crendon Manor for some culinary and gifting inspiration in these beautiful surroundings. The team at No2 Pound Street will be joined by local artisan producers on the 2nd Sunday of every month.
Turn a gallon of milk into delicious mozzarella in under an hour! Or make batch after batch of delicious cheeses, including Halloumi, Feta, Ricotta, Cream Cheese, Goat’s Cheese, Havarti, Neufchatel and Queso Blanco, with a Combo Kit. These beautiful cheesemaking kits make the ideal gift for the foodie in your life and are perfect for those who haven’t tried making cheese at home before.