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Cheese Workshop at Cricketer Farm

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Venue: Cricketer Farm, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater

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Cheese Workshop at Cricketer Farm

Venue: Cricketer Farm, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater

Cricketer Farm Stowey Court Farm, Bridgwater TA5 1LL


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Designed for chefs, retailers, producers and serious cheese lovers, this one-day workshop with Juliet Harbutt, one of the world’s leading authorities on cheese, is your first step towards becoming a real expert. The workshop will take  place at the superb facilities of leading cheesemakers Cricketer Farm, where you will learn the basics on which to build your knowledge of texture and taste, as well as how to store, display, handle and serve cheese. The cost for the day, including lunch and refreshments, is just £65. Call Bridgwater College now on 01278 655111 to book your place. Cricketer Cheese Flyer_April14