Whitestone's Farmhouse, which deservedly won the 2005 Champion Original Cheese award, tastes best when cut straight from the wheel.
Whitestone Farmhouse is a remarkable cheese. It looks like a giant's white powder puff that when cut reveals a smooth, pale cheese with an aroma that hints of lemon, milk and freshly mown grass. One expert noted a whiff of feijoa. The tangy taste of the cheese is just as distinctive. As far back as 1995, eminent cheese judge Juliet Harbutt commented that this cheese is one of only a handful that are uniquely New Zealand. That year it was awarded the prize for Best Original New Zealand Cheese at the New Zealand Cheese Awards. Now, 10 years later, Whitestone Farmhouse has done it again - at the ...
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