Homemade alpine Butter since 1957

From the cow to your breakfast table

Early in the morning Kurt milks our nine cows. The milk then gets pasteurized and separated from the heavy cream.
Twice a week we collect all the heavy cream together and it’s time to make our butter.
We bring the heavy cream to room temperature and let it whip up for a couple of minutes until the butter and the buttermilk separate.
The Buttermilk is used for different desserts in the kitchen.
After that the butter is rinsed under cold water to get rid of any buttermilk residue.
Now the butter gets pressed to make sure that there are no water bubbles inside the final product.
To give our butter the tipical shape, we use a traditional wooden butter mould.
The final step is to freeze it at -18°C that assures our butter to stay fresh, to conserve all the vitamins and minerals and to kill any type of bacteria.
The taste of our butter is influenced by the food our cows eat every day.
That is why we only feed them the hay that grows around our hotel. Everything is a 100% natural and organic. And in summer they get to eat fresh grass and herbs on the pasture.
Our butter is a natural and local product that’s also why the color of our butter and buttermilk varies throughout the year.



24.07.2020Steffi Malfertheiner

Immi turns 16

Our oldest lady of the barn

Our beloved cow Immi celebrates her 16th birthday on September 1st
Nowadays it is unfortunate that not many cows are getting this old. For us, the well-being and health of our cows comes first. The amount of milk produced is secondary.
17.03.2023Rita Malfertheiner

Our smallest pet

The honeybee

Since 2021 our farm grew by a thousand little animals. Our honeybee hive.
To give you a little insight on a bees life, we summed up some interesting facts:

Sticking together:
Honeybees live in hives, the ...
04.09.2022Steffi Malfertheiner

More than just a foto

Portraits for eternity

We have known Kurt Moser and Barbara Holzknecht from Lightcatcher for years and had been planning to surprise our parents with an exclusive gift for some time. Lightcatcher are dedicated to the most original form of photography, ambrotyping.
15.08.2022Michael Malfertheiner
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