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Celebrating Cheese of Australia

This month we delved into our own backyard looking at cheeses produced around Australia. We should be proud of the unique range that we have on offer, which are definitely on par with the international selection we tasted last month. We started off with cheeses from Woombye Cheese Company in Queensland. Passionate cheesemakers since 2013 on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Collecting local milk and using traditional methods with care and experience. Woombye offers a very similar selection to what we have at Barossa Cheese, as they produce many great white moulds and washed rinds. We tried their Camembert and Blackall Gold washed rind. The bright orange colour of the Blackall looked fantastic and the ripe camembert was full of flavour, its...

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Celebrating Cheese from Across the Globe

At Barossa Cheese this month, we have looked into a sliver of this extensive international cheese list, to see how they vary between countries and what unique features they bring to the cheese world. We treated our taste buds to cheeses from America, United Kingdom, and various European countries, with a diversity of characteristics. The range of cheese available throughout the world is unfathomable. Dating back over more than 4000 years, it's no wonder the evolution of cheese has created a plethora of texture, flavour and aroma for us to enjoy,aren't we lucky! The exact origin of cheese is unknown, but it was thought the first cheese was accidently created by an Arabian merchant travelling long distance across the desert....

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Celebrating goats cheese.

Spring is one of the most amazing seasons for fresh goats milk. The weather has started to warm and with a plentiful supply of grasses, the girls are kidding. Spring is one of the most amazing seasons for fresh goats milk. The weather has started to warm and with a plentiful supply of grasses, the girls are kidding. According to French tradition, goat’s milk cheese should be on the table from Easter to All Saints’ Day that translates into Spring to Winter on our side of the world. For me, goat cheese defines the end of long wintery days and brings with it a sense of warmth and comfort. Few things are better than crottin sliced on baguette and melted...

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