I mentioned in my last post that I'll be taking part in a cheese competition in January next year. The main focus of the event will be the creation of an elaborate cheese platter – a seriously elaborate cheese platter.
As part of my preparation, myself and a few others from the Mons family took a day long cheese carving course with the scarily talented William Hermer – ‘Champion de France de Sculpture sur fruits & Légumes 2012’ no less…
Here is some photographic evidence of what we got up to:
We carved a large amount of soap, mainly because it's cheaper than cheese and easy to learn on. This rose was the most credible thing that I managed.
|Once I'd cleaned up the edges and put it on display in the shop, someone liked|
it enough to pay money for it - I was pretty chuffed!
|Rose in the rind of a Tomme des bauges|
|Sculpted tower of cheese|