A cheese degustation at Colombo Estate in Martinborough was a spectacular finale to NZ cheese month this year. Hosted by Paul Broughton of Featherston’s C’est Cheese and Michelin trained chef Ant North, seven courses of cheesey inspiration was a fitting … Continue reading Seven courses of cheesey delight at Colombo Estate
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
Want to join in but can’t get to Eketahuna? We’re streaming a video of the event on the Periscope app. Download the Periscope app from https://www.periscope.tv/ or the App Store or Google play. Once you get the app you’ll need to find us. We’re broadcasting from Lifeandcheese1 You can also keep track on Twitter @lifeandcheese1 If you in the region, things kick off round 11am. Continue reading Eketahuna Cheese event live on Periscope
Hello from Eketahuna. You can take part even if you can’t nak by watching on Periscope We’ll be web streaming the event using Per Continue reading Eketahuna cheese pop up – live on Periscope
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
Over the hill and down the rabbit hole. A cheesy road-trip to the Wairarapa was in order when I saw Mt Eliza’s raw milk Red Leicester was back in stock at C’est Cheese in Featherston. This is just the second … Continue reading Prepare for a ride – Mt Eliza Red Leicester
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.
The call came in via Facebook – a cheesey emergency. What to do with a kilo of Fromage Blanc? My friend Helen was in Guinea when she reached out, telling me that whilst she could get French cheese and wine, … Continue reading Help! What to do with Fromage Blanc?
Is it love? Addiction? A guilty pleasure? Over the last few weeks something’s gone on between me and a sultry sheeps cheese called Rond du Val – I just can’t get enough of it. It comes in an unassuming container … Continue reading Rond du Val – my latest love
What’s the collective noun for dairy I mused while assembling the fixings for a goat’s curd cheesecake? A dollop of dairy? A cluster of cream? A culture of cheese? Because there is a lot of dairy in a cheesecake, almost … Continue reading Dabbling in dairy – Goat’s curd cheesecake