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Maffra Cheesemaker Pack
Maffra Cheesemaker Pack
Crumbly deliciousness, Mature Cheddar made by Maffra Cheese Co.
Wensleydale, a semi hard cheese made by Maffra Cheese.
Stunner of a cheese, Red Lecister made by Maffra Cheese.
The perfect cheese for festive occasions, Wensleydale with Cranberries made by Maffra Cheese Co.
Optional extra to any artisan cheese pack. Has everything you need to create the perfect cheese platter.
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Load image into Gallery viewer, Crumbly deliciousness, Mature Cheddar made by Maffra Cheese Co.
Load image into Gallery viewer, Wensleydale, a semi hard cheese made by Maffra Cheese.
Load image into Gallery viewer, Stunner of a cheese, Red Lecister made by Maffra Cheese.
Load image into Gallery viewer, The perfect cheese for festive occasions, Wensleydale with Cranberries made by Maffra Cheese Co.
Load image into Gallery viewer, Optional extra to any artisan cheese pack. Has everything you need to create the perfect cheese platter.

Maffra Cheesemaker Pack

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“Cheddaring the Cheese” is a labour intensive process that is vital to making cheddar by removing much of the whey. The more whey that can be removed, the firmer the cheese will be. While cheddar is certainly not the easiest of cheeses to make, there's something special about a true aged cheddar and Maffra Cheese are a real Australian showcase of this! This cheese is Australia's answer to the English and we can't get enough!

In this pack you will get:

  • Maffra Aged Cheddar Cow's Milk
  • Maffra Wensleydale Cow's Milk
  • Red Leicester Cow's Milk
  • Wensleydale + Cranberry Cow's Milk
  • Tasting & Pairing Notes

Further Details...

Who is Maffra Cheese Co.?

In the heart of the lush dairying country of Gippsland, you will find Maffra Cheese Co., owned and run by the diminutive dynamo, Ferial Zekiman. Unlike the majority of Australian cheesemakers, Ferial decided to place her focus primarily on cheddar, often more a labour of love than a commercial business decision. Ferial has utilised her background in chemistry to create one of Australia’s most internationally recognised cheeses.

What are the cheeses*?

This pack includes four incredible cheddar cheeses, each naturally aged to the perfect texture.

HARD: Maffra Aged Cheddar
Milk   |  Vegetarian

This delicious cheese is matured between 12 and 18 months when it develops a distinctive smooth flavour, finishing off with slightly acidic and salty notes. The inside of the cheese is a rich yellow with a creamy yet firm texture. As it ages, the cheddar will become crumbly - just how we like it!

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HARD: Maffra Wensleydale
Milk   |  Vegetarian

Made from a traditional Wensleydale recipe that can be traced back to the 11th century, Maffra have truly outdone themselves here. While still young in the world of hard cheeses, it has a crumbly texture that is moist. It's often a lemony flavour and has underlying creaminess on the palate - it’s a showstopper.

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HARD: Red Leicester
Milk   |  Vegetarian

Red turns heads, right? Well this cheese sure does - it’s an international and national award winner! Maffra Red Leicester has a tight texture and smooth, buttery, mellow flavour. It takes its colour from annatto, a natural orange-red condiment (betacarotene) from the seeds of the South American Achiote tree. The red colour was traditionally used to signify the creamy milk that it was made from. 

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HARD: Wensleydale + Cranberry
Milk   |  Vegetarian

Made with the centuries-old recipe of Wensleydale, but with a small sprinkle of cranberries carefully mixed through for extra texture and sweet fruit flavours. This one is for the sweet tooth and is a perfect dessert cheese accompanied by dessert wine, of course - nothing else is needed! 

* Cheeses may change without notice if they become unavailable. In this case, we will substitute with another great cheese. 

Blessed are the cheesemakers. 

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Add on The Grazing Box

The Grazing Box includes four great artisan products to add more life to your cheeseboard. Each item has been specially selected to complement each of the cheeses and support four small artisan makers. In the Grazing Box there is:

    • Fleur Lavosh by Silver Tongue

    • Marinated Baby Figs by Far Meadows Lodge

    • Orange, Cinnamon and Cayenne Dark Chocolate by Jasper & Myrtle

    • Quince Paste and Pear & Pink Pepper Paste by Ugly Duck Fine Foods

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Flat rate shipping of $9.95 for order with only non-chilled and $14.95 for chilled items from Maffra

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When will my order be shipped?

Buying on Artisans Bend means you are buying direct from our producers. Our producers are required to ship your order within 48hours with a reliable carrier. If our producer requires chilled shipping, we work with them to ensure your order turns up in great condition.

How much is shipping?

There is a flat rate shipping charge for each producer you buy from. Whether you buy one or ten products from a producer, it will be just one charge. If you buy from two producers, you will be charged shipping for each producer as they are shipping to you direct from them. If you order contains an item that needs to be shipped chilled, shipping will be $14.95. Otherwise, all other orders will be just $9.95.

Can I track my order?

Your order will have all the tracking info needed to ensure a successful delivery. We are constantly upgrading our capabilities to ensure you are happy and have any concerns about where your order is. For items being delivered in a refrigerated vehicle, we offer a higher level of tracking including same day notifications and estimated delivery times to ensure you know when your goodies are coming.

Please contact support@artisansbend.com if you require assistance.

About Artisans Bend

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Artisans Bend is a marketplace solely created to support small artisan producers and showcase their produce across Australia. Although Artisans Bend was only launched in 2021, it evolved the the successful Cheese Therapy that set out in 2016 to support small cheesemakers. The passion for supporting small cheesemakers meant that the progression to Artisans Bend was inevitable in order to support a wider range of artisan producers and give Australians a central hub to find some of this country's most amazing products.

Artisans Bend now directly supports more than 250 producer, not just in promoting their products on the site, but also provides much education about sales, marketing and eCommerce to ensure that collectively, this industry rises together. As the saying goes, "all ships rise on the tide".

Blessed are the cheesemakers... and producers of other artisanal products.

Customer Reviews

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Robert Tinsey (Sydney, AU)
No product, no notice - just nothing but my money gone!

Just received an email to say that my order was despatched "7 days ago"!
This is the first notification and nothing has been delivered.
Just went online and the tracking information is "Parcel received at Clayton depot (VIC) 11 Apr 2022" which was 6 days ago.
I trust that refrigeration is not required.

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Vicky H (Melbourne, AU)
Great pack

These cheeses were fantastic…. Enjoyed the lovely range. The cranberry one was awesome….Would buy again

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Ian Hughes
Spot on

Four great cheeses which compliment each other.
Especially like the cranberry cheese.

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Christina Martin (Sydney, AU)
Seriously good cheese!

The Maffra cheese box is another stand out in the collection. The Wensleydale is lovely. The Cheddar is rich and crumbly. The Red Leicester is milder but very tasty. And the Wensleydale with cranberries is the absolute star of this collection. We were all skeptical about it but the flavours marry beautifully. Definitely another hit.

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WA Oliver (Heathmont, AU)

Love these cheeses. Have ordered them before

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