How To Make Cheese

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Archive | March, 2016

  • 22 Mar, 2016
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Easter Cake from Umbria – Torta di Pasqua al formaggio

Last Easter we ate our way through the most marvellous Easter Cake traditional in Southern France and Italy – a Parmesan cheese cake – rich, gorgeous and totally different For those of you with some cheese on hand and a few days to Easter – enjoy the following recipe: Ingredients / Serves 12 1kg (2.2 […]

  • 15 Mar, 2016
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Butter – which culture to use

Identifying the correct culture to use can be confusing.  Technical explanations can fluster when all that one wants to know is “How do I make Butter?” and “Why should I eat it?” Some facts that might interest: Butter is normally made from cows milk but can also be made using sheep, goat, buffalo and even […]

  • 3 Mar, 2016
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Champion Winner – Sentry Hill Quark made by Phillippa White

Phillippa is the classic story of a really dedicated girl who wanted to farm and milk her Ewes and then Ewe have it – make Cheese! Phillippa who lives in Hawkes Bay gets up early to milk her sheep.  Inside the cheese room and by 8.30am cheesemaking is in progress.  Learning by trial, error and […]