John Healey of Pyengana Dairy Company produces a variety of Cheddar cheeses, each different from other in taste, texture and aroma.
Their Mild Cheddar, matured for 4-6 weeks is soft, subtle in texture with a rich and creamy flavour.
The Traditional Cheddar, aged for 3-4 months develops a slight acidity but is still moist and creamy but with a stronger, pronounced flavour.
From 8 month onwards until one year, the cheese matures to a drier consistency. However, at this stage the cheese is coming into its own and developing rich flavours.
Further aged beyond a year, Cheddar has now fully developed to become crumbly and tasty. The Pyengana Cheddar is available in three more ages: 12-15 months, 16-24 months, and 2+ years.
At the age of 3-4 months and at 12+ months, Cheddar produce is infused with seasonal flavourings such as herbs, chilli, garlic, sundried tomatoes, etc.
- Made from pasteurized cow's milk
- Country of origin: Australia
- Region: Tasmania
- Family: Cheddar
- Type: semi-hard, hard, artisan
- Texture: creamy, crumbly and smooth
- Rind: natural
- Colour: pale yellow
- Flavour: acidic, full-flavored, herbaceous, savory, spicy
- Aroma: grassy, herbal
- Vegetarian: no
- Producers: Pyengana Dairy Company
Other Australian cheeses:
Heidi Aged Gruyere, Heidi Gruyere, Kervella Affine, Maffra Aged Rinded Cheddar, Maffra Cheshire, Maffra Mature Cheddar, Maffra Red Leicester, Maffra Wensleydale, Martha's Heat, Mersey Valley Original Vintage, Mountain Goat, Tala, Washed Rind Cheese (Australian), Yarra Valley Vintage Savourine
Black Pearl, Figaro, Grabetto, Harvest, Maffra Dargo Walnut, Maffra Peppercorn Cheddar, Maffra Sage Derby, Mandolin, Milawa Goats Tomme, Paesanella Fresco, Pompeii, Tasmania Highland Chevre Log, Washed Rind Cheese (Australian), Yarra Valley Black Savourine, Yarra Valley Bulls Eyes, Yarra Valley White Savourine
Blue Vein (Australian), Driftwood, Fior Di Latte, Fresh Fior Di Latte, King River Gold, Meredith Blue, Milawa Affine, Mozzarella (Australian), Neufchatel (Australian), Paesanella Bocconcin, Paesanella Caciotta, Paesanella Caciotta with Rocket & Chilli, Paesanella Cherry Bocconcin, Pokolbin, Roaring Forties Blue, Rubi, Smoked Fior Di Latte, Vesuvius
Bega Processed Cheddar, Binnorie Marinated Fetta, Duet, Edith, Gippsland Blue, Kervella Affine, King Island Cape Wickham Brie, Le Conquerant Demi Pont L'eveque , McLaren, Meredith Blue, ... show all ... , Milawa Blue, Milawa Brie, Milawa White, Oasis, Timboon Brie, Vigneron, Washed Rind Cheese (Australian), Woodside Cabecou, Woodside Capricorn, Woodside Charleston, Yarra Valley Cardi, Yarra Valley Juno, Yarra Valley Persian Feta, Yarra Valley Saffy, Yarra Valley Yering
fresh firm cheeses:
Goat on a Hot Tin Roof, Lemon Myrtle Chevre, Saltbush Chevre, Swag
fresh soft cheeses:
Allium Piper, Barambah Organics Marinated Feta, Cottage Cheese (Australian), Goat Curd, Kris Lloyd - Artisan Blend, Manon, Mascarpone (Australian), Meredith Ashed Pyramids, Meredith Chevre Ash, Meredith Chevre Dill, ... show all ... , Meredith Chevre Plain, Meredith Goat Cheese in Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Monet, Paesanella Buffalo Ricotta, Paesanella Burrata, Paesanella Dry Ricotta, Paesanella Fresh Ricotta, Quark, Ricotta (Australian), Tapas, Woodside Chevre, Yarra Valley Ashed Pyramid, Yarra Valley Fresh Pyramid, Yarra Valley Gentle Goat