BOOKS OF INTEREST
How to Make Cheese
By Jean Mansfield Little Cottage Farm, hardback, 208 pages $49.90 Cheesemaking might seem confusing and expensive if you’re a beginner, but with the right teacher it’s easy and affordable. This book is written so it’s like you have expert cheesemaker Jean Mansfield right there in the kitchen with you. There’s detailed descriptions of the processes so you can learn how to make cheese successfully, and if the worst happens, why it probably went wrong. There’s also easy-to-follow, step-by-step recipes for 50 artisan cheeses, from the quick and simple to the more spectacular like parmesan, cheddar and blues. Buy on Trademe, or order direct from Jean’s website: www.makecheese.co.nz Take an epic journey along New Zealand’s most dangerous, infamous, remote and remarkable roads. This book showcases both the best and worst of 60 of our nation’s roads, from spectacular coastal highways to frightening alpine passes, back-country bullies to treasured pathways. With breath-taking images from photographers all over New Zealand, Wild Roads gives a rarely seen glimpse into the great diversity of New Zealand’s roads.
March 3-9, 2016 Methven Canterbury
This conference is a unique opportunity to expand your knowl edge of natural building, specificall y straw bale design and construction. This conference brings together some of the brilliant minds working internationally to share, learn and expand on their knowledge. Hands-on workshops will be on offer throughout the conference, along with lectures and presentations.
WIN WITH JEAN MANSFIELD
& NZ LIFESTYLE BLOCK
WE HAVE THREE COPIES of NZ Lifestyle Block columnist Jean Mansfield’s fabulous new book to give away. If you’re a beginner, this is a great way to learn the secrets to successful cheesemaking, step-by-step from a top cheesemaker, teacher and judge. It includes 50 great recipes, from the easiest cheese in the world – milk, lemon juice salt and five minutes of your time – to 30-minute mozzarella and halloumi, hard, blue and Swiss
cheeses, plus yoghurt and butter.