Does anything ever taste as good as when your je moeder made it? Traditions are forged in the spirit of doing things right the first time. While the whims of the new will always take us along on the joyous ride of new experiences, we always seem to go back. That’s because tradition works best. […]

Clere-lapree is a small handcrafted cheese business that calls Cape Town “home”. It’s located in Capri Village, and can only be purchased in the local area. Here, quality and creativity combines to produce a product that customers can’t seem to get enough of. One product, “Caramella” cream cheese balls, which are mixed with crushed garlic […]

Photo: An example of a good Gouda cheese made in South Africa Ever wondered why we have been buying Sweet Milk Cheese all these years when in fact it is Gouda Cheese? Sweet Milk Cheese is another name for Gouda Cheese. Gouda originated in Holland probably in the town called Gouda. I can imagine that […]

THE EQUIPMENTS: H230 – 1L Consol bottle H108 – Floating dairy thermometer H108B – Floating thermometer cover H202B – 10X PH Sticks PH 3.8-5.5 THE INGREDIENTS: ESSENTIAL INGREDIENTS HY50YCX11 YCX11 DVS Starter Culture OR HY50ABT-5 ABT-5 PROBIOTIC DVS Starter Culture OPTIONAL INGREDIENTS HF050 Fruit of the cape with pieces per KG HF120 Strawberry with fruit per KG HF140 […]

So you want to make yoghurt? It is one of the most rewarding fermented milk products to make, and so easy when you know how. Here is the recipe. Now let’s go through the recipe and explain some detail. Why full cream milk? Yoghurt made with skim milk is thinner. You normally have to add […]

Summer time is salad time. And salad time is feta time.  There is nothing better than fresh butter lettuce and tomatoes  from the garden, homemade olives and feta cheese. To make your feta cheese a little different to everyone else’s, add some interesting herbs. We sell a wide range of herbs specially treated for cheese.  […]