Gavin has been making and teaching people how to make cheese since 2009.Quick Mozzarella

He has successfully made over 35 different types of cheese at home, and have been blogging about this subject at Little Green Cheese for over 5 years.  He has dozens of cheese making video tutorials available at

The Cheese Making Courses are held at the Melton South Community Centre in Melton South, which is part of Greater Melbourne, Victoria.

If you don’t live in the area that we currently service, don’t forget that we have a comprehensive range of cheese making kits with full instructions available in the shop.

Cheese Making Supplies

Beginners Cheese Making Course

Sunday 25th March 2017 10.00 am to 3.30 pm

Location: Melton South Community Centre.  Course Bookings on 03 9747 8576

Price: $155  Concession $150

Learn to make three simple and tasty kinds of cheese during this 5-hour Beginners Cheese Making course.  This course is a great introduction to the wonderful world of home cheese making.

You will make Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese), whole milk Ricotta and Quick Mozzarella.

Included in this course is one of our popular Mozzarella & Ricotta kits (valued at $38.50) which contain all the equipment and enough ingredients to make up to 40 batches of cheese.  Milk and other ingredients supplied.

You will also receive two wooden cheese boards used for draining and pressing, with recipes and instructions to use at home.

Food containers provided to take home your fresh cheese creations.

Student information: Call Melton South Community Centre for bookings on 03 9747 8576.  Limited spaces available.

30-minute lunch break, students required to BYO lunch.  All other equipment supplied

Preventing the milk from burning

Thanks Gavin and Kim for our wonderful workshop today! Ann and I loved every moment. Looking forward to mastering the art of cheese making over the coming months/years.

MaryAnne / Eltham
Paneer being cut

Thank you Gavin and Kim. I thoroughly enjoyed the Beginners Cheese Making Course. The cheeses we made and took home were wonderful!  I am itching to make some more cheese at home now.  Pip and I made the Chocolate Ricotta Tart on Sunday evening and then ravioli with ricotta, pumpkin, baby spinach and thyme on Monday evening.  Very keen to attend an advanced cheese making course in 2017!!

Margie / Biloela
Halloumi MM Fresh Cheese Kit

Earlier this year my wife and I did the beginners cheese making course with Gav. As two enthusiasts with some business ideas, we were not only after some basic knowledge how to make cheeses like ricotta, fetta and haloumi. We wanted to know more. More about chemical processes, aging conditions, milk quality requirements, etc. Gav provided exactly what we were after. Not only did he deliver a great course and answered all of our questions. Throughout our conversations he also provided invaluable insights into cheese making trade, detailed chemical process in cheese production and ageing processes. We can highly recommend Gav as a cheese maker guru and instructor!

Nik / Cairnlea

13 thoughts on “Cheese Making Courses

  1. Sarah says:

    Hi Gav! My partner and I love watching your tutorials. I am wanting to get him a one of your beginners courses for a Christmas present, will you be doing any in the new year? Thanks a bunch!!

  2. Heather says:

    When will you be doing another cheese course at melton south centre as i just missed the last one due to work thanks

    • Gavin says:

      The next cheese making class is tentatively scheduled for 28th October 2017. Booking can be made in the last week of September for term 4 classes

  3. Hernan Vinco says:

    Gavin, when is the cheese making workshop? I checked your website and I couldn’t find the date. Also your schedule for the beginners/advance soap making in the 3rd and 4th term? I am scheduled to attend this Sunday, 4th June, but there’s an emergency call for me that I need to go interstate and I need to cancel my enrolment. I am still interested to continue this on the 3rd or 4th term.



    • Gavin says:

      Hi Hernan, The next cheese making workshop has not been published yet, but tentatively scheduled for 29th or 30th of July. As for rescheduling the soap making course, please call ladies at the Melton South Community Centre on (03) 9747 8576 to fix that up. Looking forward to meeting you on the next course. Gav

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