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  • Christmas Hours Christmas Closing Dates - Ho Ho Ho it is that time of year again! We will be closed from 23 Dec to 12 January.
  • Greek Yoghurt Recipe Greek Style Yoghurt Recipe - Follow these directions carefully, using regular full cream pasteurised milk, add the Sacco yoghurt starter and you will have the best homemade yoghurt ever .... no preservatives or additives.
  • slider-2 Emilio Festa is in the news again - Emilio Festa, twice winner of the Home Crafted Cheesemaker and Home Crafted Cheese Awards at the annual NZ Champions of Cheese Awards was in the news again this weekend
  • cheesed-off-with-red-tape Cheesed off with Red Tape - Dominion Post Article: A grandmother who hand-milks four cows has taken on the world's best cheesemakers and won - but she's facing defeat at the hands of Ministry for Primary Industries food safety officers.
  • slider-1 Camembert Cheese Recipe - Your General Equipment & Basics • A double boiler – you can use what you have in the kitchen but make sure that the inner pot is stainless steel. The reason that you use a double boiler is the water bath principle. You do not want to scald the milk. If you placed the pot […]