Did someone say home-delivered cheese? Bon Fromage festival goes virtual

Purchase a cheese pack and enjoy a virtual cheese masterclass. Picture: Shutterstock
Purchase a cheese pack and enjoy a virtual cheese masterclass. Picture: Shutterstock

Did someone say home-delivered cheese? Did someone say cheese masterclass?

This year the Bon Fromage Festival of European Cheeses will be held online, bringing the wonderful world of French cheese to homes across Australia.

A celebration of Frances' finest fromage, the virtual cheese festival will launch online and run for a week, between Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 29.

More than 1.5 tonnes of French cheese will be delivered to homes across Australia, with a selection of four gourmet tasting packs containing half a kilo of high-quality French cheese being curated to match online masterclasses.

The demonstrations will take participants on a gastronomic journey to Europe to master the art of French cheese - all from the comfort of their own home.

Recognised as one of France's best cheesemongers, Franois Robin will lead Bon Fromage, sharing his passion and extensive knowledge of French cheese.

"I'm ecstatic to once again bring the world of French cheese to Australia and share the rich cultural and culinary heritage that each cheese encompasses," Robin said.

"But most of all, help Aussies experience the simple pleasure of eating French cheeses."

Robin will share the (virtual) stage with some of Australia's best cheese and drink purveyors, including Maker and Monger's Anthony Femia.

For an extraordinary culinary experience, a limited selection of VIP packs with exclusive workshops are also available. Each VIP pack and masterclass has been curated by some of Australia's leading artisanal cheese and beverage merchants including Sydney's Simon Johnson Quality Foods, Adelaide's Smelly Cheese Shop and The Drink Hive.

The gourmet tasting packs and VIP tasting packs are available to purchase now. Masterclass spaces are limited and booking is essential.

Presented by the Centre National Interprofessionel de l'Economie Laitière, with the support of the European Union, Bon Fromage will be held from November 21-29.

To register into a masterclass or purchase a Bon Fromage pack, head to europeancheeses.com.au

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