BARBARA SWEENEY UNCOVERS THE SECRETS TO AWARD-WINNING CHEDDAR AND DELICIOUS PIZZA.
The secret to an award-winning cheddar, a new cookbook by pizza supremo Stefano Manfredi and refreshing green tea from WA.
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As a farmhouse cheese, Maffra cloth-aged cheddar is an expression of the terroir of the farm in East Gippsland, Victoria, where it has been produced by cheesemaker Ferial Zekiman since 1997. To what does she owe her success? “We have different herbage than other dairy farms, mostly clover and rye grass, and a cool climate,” says Ferial. “Make this cheese anywhere else and it would be completely different.” (03) 5145 1022; maffracheese.com.au