Taste the Wild Blog

March 27, 2013

Goats Cheese Making Course March 2013

Big smiles from big hearted Steve greeted us in Carleton in Craven. The snow meant that he drove us the last bit in his 4×4 avoiding 2 metre snow drifts. We saw the goats first and some new born kids, then to the milking parlour where at Jonathan’s call, the goats came to be milked. … Continued

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March 25, 2013

A Deer in a Day – Butchery Course (03/13)

Thank you everyone for coming yesterday and for showing so much enthusiasm. We all had a great day despite the chilly weather and gained a huge amount of knowledge about deer butchery with Colin and Alan from Huttons Traditional Butchers, Knaresborough. From skinning the animal to carving the meat into boneless joints and making sausages, … Continued

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March 19, 2013

Homemade goat cheese

Last week I went to see Steve, our goat cheese artisan at Yellison farm and I had a stunning day with him. I helped milk the goats, hang the curd and pack some delicious crowdie.  What a day, being surrounded by so much cheese, it was heaven for a Frenchy like me! Our first cheese … Continued

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