Calling all cheese-lovers! The Great Eketahuna Cheese Festival is on Sunday May 26 and Monday May 27 2019 at the Eketahuna Community Centre. And this year it’s bigger and even better, over two days, starting on Sunday! There are producers from … Continue reading Eketahuna Cheese Festival 2019! See you there.
A washed rind blue? Never heard of it, nor has Pual Broughton from C’est Cheese, but he reckons it’d be worth a go. This is not a traditional style of cheese, but with a twinkle in his eye Paul thinks … Continue reading C’est Cheese and washed rind blue
On 14 May, 2018 some big cheeses will descend on a small town in Wairarapa for the second Great Eketahuna Cheese Festival. Put it in your diary, I hope to see you there! The Eketahuna festival is set to become … Continue reading The Great Eketahuna Cheese Festival 2018
It stunk out my lab, laughed my brother when a Christmas cheese parcel arrived in Washington DC a few years back. I’d added Stinking Bishop to the Murray’s Cheese Shop’s online order because I’d read about it but I’d never … Continue reading Stinking Bishop at The Stinking Bishops
Cheese was the last thing I expected to find in Phnom Pehn, let alone good cheese. Testament to the French, cheese, wine, coffee, charcuterie and bread are remains of their colonial influence. Atop our riverfront terrace we nibbled … Continue reading Cheese in Cambodia
What is an artisan cheese and how much do we want it? I wondered this heading back to Wellington from the Eketahuna cheese pop up event on Friday, 9 October. Cheese makers and mongers, raw milkers and the cheese curious, … Continue reading Eketahuna cheese pop up
Live fast, die young – such is the lifestyle of Brie microbes according to Dr Mark Krasnow, at Wellington’s Le Cordon Bleu Wine and Cheese Tasting last Friday night. In contrast, Parmesan’s flavours develop slow and steady as the enzymes … Continue reading Cheesey alchemy at the Cordon Bleu with Dr Mark Krasnow
Wouldn’t you like to get a whey? Join cheese lovers in Eketahuna for a pop-up cheese event of seminars, local dairy history and general cheese geekery, from 11am- 4pm on Friday 9 October. Cheese pop-up on Eventfinder Nestled in … Continue reading Cheese pop-up, Eketahuna, Friday 9 October.
At least 18 cheeses on a cheese cart they said on their website, how could I resist? Dinner at Saggio di Vinos was the second must do-thing on my list in Christchurch last weekend. A cheese cart is a rare … Continue reading Saggio di Vinos, cheesecarts and memories of France
I can’t go to Christchurch without making a pilgrimage to the cheese stalls at the Christchurch Farmers Market at Riccarton, even when it’s cold and I’m sick. So like a plague-riddled mendicant I hauled my sorry self out of bed, … Continue reading My number one thing to do in Christchurch