Capriole (white mould ripened lactic curd) is now ashed. The ash tones down the acidity and allows the sweetness of the cheese to shine through.
Cheese Making Workshops
More dates coming soon!
Monday June 3rd, 10 - 3.30
Making: Camembert, Ricotta and Halloumi
Cost is $180. We supply everything you need to make your cheese (hoops, cultures, milk), lunch and a milking tour.
Just bring a 4 litre container to take home your cheese.
Call or email to make a booking.
Ph: 03 5989 6622
Royal Melb Fine Food Awards 2011
Silver - Chevre, Marinated Chevre, Fresh Milk
Bronze - Feta, Cashmere, Caprinella
Australian Specialist Cheese Assoc. Awards in Melbourne
Gold - Marinated Chevre, 2009, 2010
Gold - Caprinella, 2010
Our cheeses are also available from;
Red Hill Cellar and Pantry
Paddle Wheel Cheese - Prahran Market and Koonwarra
DOC - Mornington
Tullys Produce Store - Mornington
Leo's Fine Foods - Kew
Stringers - Sorrento
Flinders General Store - Flinders
IGA - Hawthorn
The Fruit Peddler - Northcote
Organically Gertrude -
Organically Grown - Malvern
IGA - Blairgowrie
Tastings, Platters, Cheese Sales and Coffee.
Fri 10 - 4
Sat, Sun and Public Holidays 10 - 4.30
If you would you like to meet our milking herd and see how a goat dairy operates come along on one of our dairy tours. Tours are at 3pm on some Saturdays and bookings are essential. We will run tours on Thursdays also during the summer holidays.
Please call 5989 6622 or email email@example.com to book
Adults $9, children $6 (3 and under free)
Next available tour - Saturday June 8th 3 pm, bookings essential
We have three platters ranging from a small Nanny Plate to the Billy Goat which has five of our cheeses and crackers. The Kids Platter (for the little cheese lover) has changed, but is still available.
What they're saying
"Main Ridge Dairy was my favourite stop of the weekend..."
(food blogger Thanh Do)
"Perhaps the best aged goat's cheese in Victoria is being made at Main Ridge Dairy"
(The Saturday Age, Life & Style)
Article from The Australian 24th March
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