• Clevedon Buffalo Co named Supreme Winner of the Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards

    25 days ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    Richard and Helen Dorresteyn are committed cheesemakers, inadvertent buffalo farmers and deserving Supreme Winner of the Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards for 2018.
    Words: Lucy Corry Photos: Simon Young
    It's impossible not to eat this soft and silky fresh cheese without letting out an involuntary moan of pleasure. It's moreish but not cloying, with a subtle hint of thyme and black peppercorns. It looks like feta, but it has a velvety texture and a clean after-taste. It's also impossible not to finish up a jar in one sitting.
    Not surprisingly, the people behind this marinated fresh...
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  • Full list of winners for the 2018 Outstanding New Zealand Food Producer Awards

    Full list of winners for the 2018 Outstanding New Zealand Food Producer Awards

    25 days ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    We raise a glass, and a tasty morsel or two, to the winners of this year's Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards.
    NZ Life & Leisure proudly supports the annual Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards. With 186 product entries, from around the country the judges were spoilt for choice.
    Clevedon Cheese Co were named the Supreme Winner and winner of the Dairy category for their Marinated Buffalo Cheese.
    The other category champions are:
    Water: Genevieve's Mahurangi Oyster Mousse Auckland
    Earth: The Clareville Bakery and Café Miche Sourdough, Carterton
    Paddock: Homegrown Farm Fresh Meats , Gourmet...
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