Waikato Blues

Once upon a time, blueberries were a rare frozen import in New Zealand and the best thing to do with them was make muffins for a sweet-tart result. Or maybe a blueberry and apple pie, channelling an American dessert staple, or blueberry jam. Not much else, though. By the 21st Century, we’d got to know […]

Meyer Cheese & Zealong Create a Tea Cheese

Miel Meyer typically judges a good gouda cheese on how it stacks up in a grilled sandwich, and his new tea cheeses – green and black – get the nod on this. The aromatics and flavours are excellent, he says. “And they’re showcasing the best of our region.” Meyer is general manager of Waikato-based cheesemakers […]