Caprini Creamery FetaCaprini Creamery
Traditionally, feta was made with either goat's or sheep's milk, which ever was more abundant in the local area. Feta is used in many Greek and Turkish dishes and goes well with fresh tomatoes and cucumbers. Our goat feta is hand-sliced and dry salted block style. It is very creamy, not too salty. It will keep for approximately 3 weeks in the refrigerator.
Our partners at Caprini Creamery are farmstead cheese making professionals using old world techniques and recipes. Your cheese is hand picked and shipped right from their cheese cave to your door. To ensure the quality of the cheese during delivery, all shipments will go out Monday through Wednesday with 1-2 day delivery.
*We provide free shipping to the following states with a minimum purchase of $100 of Caprini Creamery products (AL, AR, CT, D.C., DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NH, NC, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VT, VA, and WV). If shipping to a different state, you can choose either 2 day air or overnight - shipping charges will be automatically calculated upon checkout. Free shipping is supplier specific and cannot be combined with other suppliers. If you have any questions please email email@example.com or call us directly 717.461.7447.
Welcome to the website for Caprini Creamery, Indiana's Farmstead goat dairy. Located in Spiceland, about 40 miles east of Indianapolis, we now a year round dairy meaning that all of the does (female goats) will kid (have babies) in the Spring and Summer. They are dried off and rest for 2-3 months of their pregnancy before they kid, starting the cycle again. Our dream of operating a goat dairy started several years ago. We had a few goats as pets and enjoyed their company. We were looking for an opportunity to combine our love of goats and my interest in science and cooking. Making cheese seemed like the perfect endeavor.
The milking parlor is the room where the does come to be milked twice a day. They enter using a ramp outside the door so they can stand on the elevated milking platform. The eat grain while they are being milked. The milkhouse or bulk tank room is where the milk is refrigerated until it is processed into cheese. We have a 52-gallon refrigerated bulk tank for holding the milk. The make room houses the 52-gallon pasteurizer (left picture) and is where the cheese is made. The milk is pumped from the bulk tank to the pasteurizer through stainless steel sanitairy piping. Since we are making fresh cheeses, we pasteurize the milk. Once it has cooled to the desired temperature, the cheese cultures are added and allowed to incubate. The cheese curds are gently scooped into cheesecloth and allowed to drain overnight.