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Virtual Program – Tasty Appetizer from the Past: Pounded Cheese Historic Cooking Demonstration
December 18, 2021 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Historic Deerfield's Open Hearth Cooking Program is coming to WPL live from the 1876 Hall Tavern Kitchen via Zoom!
Join in and meet one of their historic food specialists and have fun learning about food and history. Learn how to make an unusual and tasty cheese spread perfect for your next family gathering or potluck. The recipe for Pounded Cheese comes from an early 1800s cookbook and includes interesting ingredients like cheddar cheese, curry powder, and a pinch of cayenne pepper. While you might be used to using a food processor today, come and learn how to make this recipe with a wooden masher and mix and how to pound and mix the ingredients by hand.