How To Make Cheese

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  • 12 Dec, 2017
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Christmas Closing Times

We will be closed from Friday 22 December and will reopen on Wednesday January 03 2018.  Please email sales@curdsandwhey.co.nz for any urgent orders during that period. We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

  • 11 Dec, 2017
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Getting your cheese ready for entry in the 2018 New Zealand Specialty Cheese Awards – look below for info

DIARY DATES Entries open now at  https://nzsca.org.nz/enter-now/ Entries close – Friday 19 January 2018 Cheese received in Auckland – Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 February 2018 Judging – Saturday 24 February 2018 Awards Presentation and NZSCA Gala Cocktail Awards Evening – Thursday 15 March 2018

  • 28 Nov, 2017
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Steve and Jan – the Butter People

There is nothing quite like homemade butter – delicious on fresh hot bread, trickling off your fingers when you eat your Mother’s scones.  Well Jan and Steve decided that after being sensible and working in serious jobs for many years that they would do something they had yearned to do for a long time – […]

  • 12 Sep, 2017
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Thorvald and Neudorf Dairy are sweet on sheep

Thorvald owner director David Barrett has partnered with enterprising couple Julie Brownlee and Nathan Edwards to make wonderful sheep products. Julie who previous managed and now leases Neudorf Dairy loves her 450 sheep which produce a wonderful rich milk and ably aided and abetted by Thorvald cheesemaker Francis Bigot produce sheep feta, yoghurt and very […]

  • 14 Aug, 2017
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From Acting to Cheesemaker

Former celebrities who make amazing choices. Former actor Sean Wilson founded the Saddleworth Cheese Company after leaving a very famous British soap in 2005.  He is now patron of the International Cheese Awards and has also set up The Great Northern Food Company in the UK aiming to source foods with no preservatives. He said: […]

  • 2 Aug, 2017
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NZ Cheese Month coming up …

NZ Cheese Month was such a success last year that we are doing it again.  So from October 1st until October 31st we will be celebrating cheesy things everywhere!  Check out events in your local paper, listen to the radio or tv and go along to all the crafty things coming up.  NZ Cheesemaking is […]

  • 2 May, 2017
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Butter can be served with Cheese

As long as it is unsalted.  Butter spread on bread makes a suitable surface for bits of crumbly cheese to stick to.  Some people also like butter because it stops runy cheeses sinking into the bread. So want to make your own butter – simple to do just use Bioprox Di-Prox 179 or Sacco MO […]

  • 15 Mar, 2017
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Sandra Crone wins the Home Crafted Cheese Category 2017

Sandra Crone from Nelson a long time home cheesemaker has won the prestigious Home Crafted Category for her My Whey Mozzarella.  Sandra was presented with her award at the annual dinner of the NZ Specialty Cheese Association held at the Rendez Vous Hotel Auckland last night.  Great Cheese – Great Girl and a picture is […]

  • 12 Mar, 2017
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Introducing Bioprox France – contemporary French culture …s

is a subsidiary of the Proxis Development Group France and a recognised innovator in the field of Dairy Technology.  We are pleased to be able to introduce Bioprox Cultures to you. A wide, comprehensive range of culture is available with Yoghurt cultures and probiotic cultures shortly available. In the meantime please enjoy the SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY […]

  • 15 Feb, 2017
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Hope you have got your cheese entered for the annual NZ Champions of Cheese Awards

  Media release                                                                                                                                   February 13, 2017 ______________________________________________________________________ GLOBAL EXPERTS LOOK FOR NZ’S BIG CHEESES Renowned cheese aficionados to judge NZ Champions of Cheese Awards An unprecedented contingent of international experts has been announced as part of the judging team for the 2017 New Zealand Champions of Cheese Awards. The high-calibre panel includes influential buyers, […]