This fresh chevre is made at the Dreaming Goat Dairy on Wurundjeri country, Macedon Ranges, Victoria. Its delicate, creamy curd is an indispensable ingredient.
Origin: Wurundjeri, Macedon Ranges, Victoria
Rennet Type: Non-animal rennet
Shelf Life: 5-7 days
Goes well with: Fresh dry white wines, Rosè, Summer fruits, honey, zucchini, or tomatoes
Similar cheeses: Meredith Chèvre, Holy Goat Fromage Frais
Dreaming Goat Pressed chevre is one of a range of fresh goat cheeses made on the farm in the Macedon Ranges with the milk of a small herd of 20 milking goats. Their most popular product. Pressed chevre is a delicate lactic curd cheese which is salted and pressed in squares –similar in texture and flavour to what Australians know as "Persian feta". They don’t add any marinade so the flavour of the goat cheese shines through and can be added to salads, pasta or tarts.
Dreaming Goat Dairy are a farm based cheesemaking business on Wurundjeri country, Macedon Ranges run by passionate cheese maker Sarah Ajzner and partner Daniel. In 2012 Daniel and Sarah spent a year overseas volunteering and learning about animal husbandry, land management and cheesemaking. When they returned to Australia, they found a rocky and hilly 50 acres in Monegeetta to fulfill their dream of establishing a sustainable goat dairy.
The chevre was awarded Gold at the RASV Food Awards, reflecting the high quality of milk the goats produce.