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Chevre makers vary on ‘goaty' taste of cheese

By Joan Namkoong

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 19, 2012

~~<p>Chevre, soft, creamy, fresh cheese made from goat's milk, is such a treat. Stuffed in a piquillo pepper, spread on crackers, as a warm addition in a mesclun salad, no other cheese offers the distinctive flavor note of a goat cheese.</p>
<p>According to Dick Threlfall at Hawaii Island Goat Dairy, it takes about a gallon of milk to make a pound of goat cheese. At their best his goats in Ahua&shy;loa produce about a gallon of milk a day. Besides his mild chevre, Threlfall offers a wide range of flavored goat cheeses such as Herbes de Provence, four peppercorn, chipotle, macadamia nut basil pesto and dill garlic.</p>
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Chevre, soft, creamy, fresh cheese made from goat's milk, is such a treat. Stuffed in a piquillo pepper, spread on crackers, as a warm addition in a mesclun salad, no other cheese offers the distinctive flavor note of a goat cheese.

According to Dick Threlfall at Hawaii Island Goat Dairy, it takes about a gallon of milk to make a pound of goat cheese. At their best his goats in Ahua­loa produce about a gallon of milk a day. Besides his mild chevre, Threlfall offers a wide range of flavored goat cheeses such as Herbes de Provence, four peppercorn, chipotle, macadamia nut basil pesto and dill garlic. Login for more...



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