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Paul Thomas

Paul Thomas FIFST is a dairy technical adviser, food safety expert and cheesemaking instructor.

After completing a degree in Biochemistry at the University of Dundee, Paul worked for several years as an affineur and cheesemaker across a variety of cheese technologies before setting up his own business as a freelance dairy consultant.

Paul has contributed technical articles to the Specialist Cheesemakers Association and is a member of the team writing the EC-funded Guide for Good Hygienic Dairy Practice.

Take a look at Paul Thomas' Home-Made Cheese book.

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Paul Thomas's Courses

Make Your Own Mozzarella & Ricotta

Courses starting from £185.00

Try turning your hand to making your very own mozzarella and ricotta cheese on this one-day course, ideal for Italian cheese lovers.Guided by our tutor Paul Thomas, cheesemaking instructor, dairy cons...

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Professional Blue Cheese

Courses starting from £595.00

This specialist three-day course is dedicated to blue cheese, for many the undisputed king of the cheeseboard. It has been designed for existing artisan cheesemakers or those wishing to start making...

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Professional Cheesemaking - Cheddar, Cheshire & Hard Cheese

Courses starting from £595.00

Combining technical information with practical sessions, this specialist three-day course is designed for existing artisan cheesemakers or those wishing to produce hard cheeses on a commercial basis.G...

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Introduction to Cheesemaking (Two Day)

Courses starting from £375.00

Join award-winning cheesemaker and dairy consultant Paul Thomas for a two-day practical course covering the essentials of artisan cheesemaking.Paul will share his expertise as together you explore dif...

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Professional Soft & Lactic Cheesemaking

Courses starting from £595.00

Combining technical information with practical sessions, this specialist three-day course is designed for existing artisan cheesemakers or those wishing to produce rennet and lactic set soft cheeses o...

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Traditional British Cheesemaking

Courses starting from £795.00

Britain’s artisan cheese culture is thriving. There are now more than 700 recorded varieties of British cheese, produced by traditional cheesemakers who are regularly scooping up international food aw...

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