Category Archives: New Zealand

Ready to roll?

Life’s a whole long journey boy,  before you grow to old, don’t miss the opportunity to strike a little gold… a South Island cheese roll. This regional specialty is a South Island treasure; and as such these cheesy treats have their own appreciation … Continue reading

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Have milk, will play…

This Easter saw the resurrection of my cheesemaking activity in New Zealand. Making a slow food when your time poor is complicated, a rare long weekend was the miracle I had prayed for. I have a friend in Cheesus. A faithful disciple of Elizabeth Harris … Continue reading

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If friends were flowers, I’d pick you.

Building & painting the nest has not been conducive for cheesemaking, so I’ve been growing my own rennets Galium verum & Cynara cardunculus in the interim. In a world using GMO rennets, & kid & lamb rennet almost impossible to find in NZ, I’ve decided to try to … Continue reading

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