European Cheese Symposium
The Dairy Council is hosting a cheese symposium on 10th May at the Merchant Hotel, Belfast
International experts including an archaeologist, food historian, super–taster, neuroscientist and dairy marketing specialists will explore our European cheese culture – past, present and future including:
- History of cheese – from the prehistoric origins of cheese–making in Ireland and continental Europe through the Medieval high point to the 17th and 18th century decline and modern revival.
- Science of taste – exploring the scientific basis of what makes cheese delicious including new and innovative sensory evaluations, flavour maps and food pairings
- Cheese culture in Europe today – current consumption patterns and trends, the place of cheese in a modern lifestyle and opportunities for the future.
The symposium will be chaired by cook and food writer Trish Deseine
It will begin at 9:30am (with registration from 9:00am) and finish at 1:15pm with a buffet lunch.
Please download the programme for full details.
There is no charge for this event. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Bookings for the event have now closed – please contact Carole Lowis for further information on 01751 430 158 or the Dairy Council for NI on 028 90 770 113
The symposium is part of the ‘Cheese up your life’ campaign from the European Milk Forum