Mt Eliza Blue Monkey
One of our favourite cheese gurus, Paul Broughton from C’est Cheese in Featherston, once described this as ‘possibly the best blue cheese in the country’.
Our cheese dealers are inclined to agree - but we like a powerful blue and this one is shamelessly rich and buttery, with intense blue flavours. This is our April ‘challenging cheese’ - you’ll either love it or hate it, there’s no in between.
The folks at Mt Eliza make their cheese from single farm-of-origin milk, produced by a herd of half-jersey cows in Katikati, near beautiful Tauranga. Some of their cheeses are made from raw milk - and they’re all delicious.