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ONLINE Vegan Cheese & Tapas (6 Week Course)

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The ONLINE Vegan Cheese & Tapas Workshop (6 weeks) is a journey through the world of making vegan cheeses, spreads, pâtés and dips that are analogues to versions of popular dishes found around the world. The workshop is offered over 6 weeks that provides ONLINE students the ability to create their own scheduled for the course to complete the required projects.

Special techniques learned include: quick setting, rapid fermenting, making meltable cheeses, aging and rind finishing techniques, aromatic and flavoring layering and creating a variety of cheese textures. Course includes not only making popular cheeses but also how to elaborate popular spreads, patés, and dips to be made into dishes. Cheeses will be paired with spices from around the world as well as mixtures of common household spices that will help you create dishes that have the flavor, texture, and sometimes smells that replace cheese, pâté, and dips. You will also be elaborating artisanal dishes that you will take away with you to share with family, friends or clients. 


Vegan Gastronomy Culinary Academy uses various specialty products during the course. These products are not required but enhance the vegan cheese making experience.  We provide two options for you when purchasing specialty ingredients:

How ONLINE Course Works?

You will be provided a course console using a GOOGLE Proprietary system that you use to navigate recipes and training videos conducted at our training centers around the world.  There is not a video for every recipe but there are videos for key recipes. The videos are a combination of both LIVE (you can watch later) and Recorded (from previous courses) videos provided to you in a secure and proprietary Facebook Group with fellow online students from around the world.  You will post pictures or videos of the dishes you have done and share with us likes and dislikes as well as questions on how to modify the recipe to meet your unique needs.



Here is an example of some types of cheeses made. The list may change based on seasonal availability of ingredients or on experience of students enrolled: 

  • Red & Green Cheese Stuffed Peppers
  • Olive Oil Crackers
  • Shredded Cheese of Your Own Flavor using MELT
  • Vegan Fig & Bleu Cheese Crostini
  • Mauritanian Camel Cheese aka Camelbert
  • Creating and Understating African Manioc Bobolo
  • Vegan Pâté
  • Mahon Cheese
  • Vegan Classic Meat Terrine
  • Vegan Umami Bombs with Cream Cheese
  • Creamy Black Bean Dip & Patacones
  • Greek Spanakopita
  • Danish Dill Havarti
  • Smoky Seitan Chorizo
  • Stuffed Hibiscus Flower Canape
  • Start New Bleu Potato Protein Cheese
  • Hard Parmesan Cheese with Lactic Acid
  • Raw Quiche
  • Montenegrin Lisnati Cheese
  • Chutney
  • Brie with Coconut Oil
  • Slovakian Liptauer Cheese Spread
  • Artichoke Spinach Cheese Dip
  • Raw Crackers
  • Cheese Plate Assembly
  • Cream Cheese
  • Tasmanian Aussie Bush Pepper Chevre Cheese
  • Croatian Pate
  • Custom Hummus Crackers
  • Pisco Sour

You can start your course on the dates you select from above.  As an online student you set your own schedule and can logon to your course console and assignment document any time you want. You are provided 6 weeks from the start date of the course to watch all the training videos within the Facebook Course Group. After the 6 weeks you will no longer be able to watch videos, but the recipes and other course material will be available to you forever by our secure Google Documents system.

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