Zany Zeus

www.misopeckish.comSome of you may have heard of the branded cheese named Zany Zeus that produces a range of cheese products in New Zealand, namely their feta cheese, halloumi and riccotta to name a few of their products.

I just recently found out that they had a store selling a selection of their products as well some some sweet and savoury counterfood items.  I decided to give this place a try after having heard great things about this place.

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Zany Zeus offers a handful of tables in which you can dine in.  It is the sort of place to come for morning tea or afternoon tea offering a selection of counterfood items, ice cream and coffee.

We ordered a couple of things to share.

Lebanese Custard with Orange Blossom Sauce – large portion of custard served with a good drizzling of Orange Blossom.  the custard was light with a similar texture to a panacotta but a lot less creamy.   the top of the custard was sprinkled with chopped pistachio.,which I quite liked but Mr Wasabi who is not a nut fan thought otherwise.

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Halloumi Sandwich – was delicious.  The ciabatta was served was extremely soft and served warmed with freshly grilled halloumi.

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The sandwich may looking boring but everything else was just perfect.  Who says simply food cannot be delicious? I certainly was not complaining with the amount of halloumi that was in the sandwich either.  At $5 for the sandwich I was in heaven.  I just wish that Zany Zeus was in the city, so I could go there more often for these delicious sandwiches.

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Apple Pie – the pastry was very flaky, the pie filling containing a lot of thinly slice apple and sultanas was delicious, especially when it was warmed.

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Zany Zeus is a great little cheesery serving up some delicious counterfood items aswell is their irresistible halloumi sandwich.

Location:  149 Randwick Rd, Moera, Lower Hutt, Wellington

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