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« Reply #50 on: 24/02/2013, 06:49 PM »
Using Jonseys milk and Bonsoy for people that need that.

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« Reply #51 on: 24/02/2013, 06:58 PM »
Wife started to get Paul's lite because the doctor advised her to
That lasted about a week and we are back to full cream again  :thumb:

The taste is definitely different between the two milks
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« Reply #52 on: 24/02/2013, 08:31 PM »
It's now a year and a half since I posted what milk I use.

I am still using Paul's Farmhouse Gold.

I keep trying others but nothing comes close, well nothing that I can buy here anyway.
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« Reply #53 on: 24/02/2013, 08:57 PM »
We're still on Liddel's lactose free full cream. It's sweeter than normal milk but can be textured well, although it's not easy.
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« Reply #54 on: 18/06/2013, 07:09 AM »
I use either Wollies or Coles lite milk. I have tried other, more expensive milks but I really don't like the taste. in my coffee.

Do you think it's just whatever you're used to, as i'm sure there nothing wrong with Pauls etc..

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« Reply #55 on: 18/06/2013, 10:01 AM »
Been trying Jonesy's non-homogenised lately, very creamy and delicious. Steams very well.

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« Reply #56 on: 18/06/2013, 03:07 PM »
Was wondering about trying "bath" milk from the local organic food shop to see is there is any difference with non pasteurised milk.

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« Reply #57 on: 18/06/2013, 04:31 PM »
I use either Wollies or Coles lite milk. I have tried other, more expensive milks but I really don't like the taste. in my coffee.

Do you think it's just whatever you're used to, as i'm sure there nothing wrong with Pauls etc..

Very much so. I used to  use milk, nowadays coffee  with milk in tastes  awful no matter what  the brand or type  (soy, oat, almond, rice,  cow, goat, human). Not so long ago I found black coffee undrinkable.


Thing is we have expectations of what flavour we are about to get and this affects  the actual  experience. 

I suspect some of the same applies to texturing milk to - if you expect jonesy's to be better than frankie's or luigi's or Paul's milk, then it quite possibly can  affect  the texturing. This in turn has a knock on effect to the finished drink.  Just a theory.
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« Reply #58 on: 18/06/2013, 07:18 PM »
Point of note: tried the Woolworths Lite Soy just to see what it was like. Nasty. Just nasty. Didn't steam at all. Checked the label and it had way more fat, way less protein, so assume that was why.

Wife's review: "Smelly. Weak. No flavour. Kind of like that flavour that isn't real. I know soy is from a bean, but it tastes as if it's made of other rubbish".
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« Reply #59 on: 18/06/2013, 09:28 PM »
Very much so. I used to  use milk, nowadays coffee  with milk in tastes  awful no matter what  the brand or type  (soy, oat, almond, rice,  cow, goat, human). Not so long ago I found black coffee undrinkable.


Thing is we have expectations of what flavour we are about to get and this affects  the actual  experience. 

I suspect some of the same applies to texturing milk to - if you expect jonesy's to be better than frankie's or luigi's or Paul's milk, then it quite possibly can  affect  the texturing. This in turn has a knock on effect to the finished drink.  Just a theory.

More than a theory, there are all kinds of empirical studies which show that perception of a product affects what we actually taste.

At a simple level, try eating something without either seeing or smelling it.

So thinking that Jonesy's milk is superior to supermarket milk, as I do, undoubtedly affects how my brain interprets the signals it gets when the milk molecules hit my taste sensors.

Doesn't mean it's not actually better (whatever 'better' means), just something to be conscious of.

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« Reply #60 on: 25/06/2013, 03:23 PM »
FYI.

Posted without any claims or endorsement and probably only relevant to SE Qld members (go the Blues!)

http://www.scenicrim4realmilk.com.au/

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« Reply #61 on: 25/06/2013, 09:15 PM »
FYI.

Posted without any claims or endorsement and probably only relevant to SE Qld members (go the Blues!)

http://www.scenicrim4realmilk.com.au/

Was there today for their open day!!  Enjoyed a Di Bella coffee from a van there and came home with some spectacular milk and lovely photos of the kids. 
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« Reply #62 on: 25/06/2013, 10:22 PM »
I'll have to pick some up and have a crack

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« Reply #63 on: 25/06/2013, 11:01 PM »
I'll have to pick some up and have a crack
Nowhere Cafe in Toowong stocks the homogenised version and they made me a fine takeaway coffee alo  :thumb:
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« Reply #64 on: 26/06/2013, 06:49 AM »
Cool Brett. I think I'll go to the organic shop at Wooloongabba  (just down from Boggo Rd)

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« Reply #65 on: 26/06/2013, 07:55 AM »
The local organic ship sells 'bath' milk which I am tempted to try.
It's the only way they are legally allowed to sell unpasteurised milk.

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« Reply #66 on: 26/06/2013, 09:49 AM »
Cool Brett. I think I'll go to the organic shop at Wooloongabba  (just down from Boggo Rd)

If you can get the I un-homogenised milk it is so good!
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« Reply #67 on: 26/06/2013, 01:32 PM »
Hate when they run out of the milk I like and they are the only shop that sells it.

In saying that I tried the Pura milk instead and it wasn't too bad.
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« Reply #68 on: 07/07/2013, 11:31 PM »
I've been using 1.5% low fat milk.  Having a devil of a time making Latte art, but the taste is all right.

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« Reply #69 on: 08/07/2013, 08:43 AM »
I've switched to use Norco milk now. Fully independent so not putting money into parmalat & others pockets. I get it from a friend who owns the German bakery up the road. $3.50 for 3 lt. Bargain and awesome quality so far

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« Reply #70 on: 08/07/2013, 10:05 AM »
We've been using the Scenic Rim milk and it is a luxurious treat.  We drove past Norco on the way out there so I imagine the quality and taste is very similar given that neither advertises any special feed or processing tricks.  We also used un-homogenised Barambah Organic the last couple of days which I find more difficult t get a good consistent microfoam with but the taste is wonderful.  My latte art is lude at best so its taste over looks here.
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« Reply #71 on: 28/07/2013, 10:37 AM »
I often wonder if the milk should really be that good?

yummy milk can dominate the coffee, maybe it should take a back seat?

you have to consider that the milk makes up a large percentage of the cup in a white coffee

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« Reply #72 on: 06/06/2014, 09:59 AM »
*dons flame-proof suit* I use powdered milk - bought at Coles or Aldi. Reason is I never got my taste buds around the plastic taste of normal milk. I could tolerate the wax cartons without a problem but when they moved to plastic it (to me) no longer tastes like the milk I grew up with.

The powdered stuff is the only milk that doesn't come with pre-loaded plastic flavours. Although I admit I haven't tried the $3 - $4 a litre stuff.

The powder milk textures very nicely and sweetens at the right temp, and I get about 6L for $6. (I make it a bit stronger than the recommended - it should be 7L) :D

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« Reply #73 on: 06/06/2014, 05:57 PM »
*dons flame-proof suit* I use powdered milk - bought at Coles or Aldi. Reason is I never got my taste buds around the plastic taste of normal milk. I could tolerate the wax cartons without a problem but when they moved to plastic it (to me) no longer tastes like the milk I grew up with.

The powdered stuff is the only milk that doesn't come with pre-loaded plastic flavours. Although I admit I haven't tried the $3 - $4 a litre stuff.

The powder milk textures very nicely and sweetens at the right temp, and I get about 6L for $6. (I make it a bit stronger than the recommended - it should be 7L) :D

Now I'm going to hide from the rocks and tomatoes. :D

I find powdered milk very, very sweet.  My mother in-law swears by it but I prefer the ready-made stuff.  Each to their own mate!
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« Reply #74 on: 06/06/2014, 09:21 PM »
*grins* It tastes "sweet" because it tastes like milk. Once upon a time you could get milk from the farm where it was produced. The Govt made that illegal because the big business wanted to control milk. So they made up stuff about diseases (which nobody actually got) so they could make it seem like it had to be controlled.

Now... 40 years later... we have the highest level ever of a disease? illness? syndrome? that was never a problem. Lactose intollerance began to be an issue about the same time the Govt decreed we had to pasteurise and homogenise all milk.

Turns out, if you kill all the enzymes that come with milk, you turn it into a hazardous product.

With all of that, the powdered stuff actually tastes like real milk, while the stuff on the shelves doesn't. YMMV... :D
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