Making Ricotta, a Follow-Along Virtual Event (FAVE)
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$ 47.00

Learn to make fresh ricotta in the comfort of your own home with simple ingredients and basic kitchen tools. I use a science-based approach to talk about why we do what we do rather than just presenting a basic recipe. You'll have the best ricotta you've ever tasted within 45 minutes!

I'll send you a list of everything you'll need ahead of time as well as a link for purchasing any of the harder-to-find items. The aim is to keep it fairly simply so you don't have to stress about finding unusual ingredients.

Date: TBD

Time: 11am pacific

Location: Zoom

To follow along in this class you'll need to have on hand:


  • 3 1/2 cups whole cow's milk (any kind except the shelf-stable UHT stuff)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream (avoid any with additives like guar gum, carrageenan, etc) You could technically skip this for a lighter ricotta but I don't recommend it flavor- and texture-wise.
  • 3 TBSP lemon juice (store-bought in the bottle or fresh) plus 2 extra TBSP just in case. Make sure you've squeezed lemons in advance of class if using fresh.
  • 1 tsp salt (any kind you like)
  • Optional: Baguette or crackers for enjoying your finished ricotta; fresh tomatoes would be amazing too.

Tools & Utensils:

  • Butter muslin (or cheese cloth quadrupled up)
  • Thermometer (must reach up to 190°F)
  • Large spoon to stir the milk. We like this one.
  • 1 gallon pot
  • Stove or heating element
  • Colander fitted over a bowl which will hold 1 quart or more
  • Measuring cups and spoons for ingredient measuring in quantities noted above

Get this Follow-Along Virtual Event for free by backing me on Patreon at the $25 level.

This is part of the FARMcurious Follow-Along Virtual Event (FAVE) Series - our response to the COVID-19 crisis. Thanks for helping to keep our lights on during this crisis.

Interested in a private cheesemaking or fermenting party via Zoom? We now offer private events for birthdays, bachelorettes, etc. We also offer team-building workshops for businesses and special interest groups (like parent's clubs, scout troops, etc), all via Zoom.

We'll send each person a very easy supply list ahead of time as well as recommendations on setting up your kitchen for a virtual cheesemaking workshop. We can even send supplies directly to each participant to make things easy. Contact Nicole directly for more information at

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