Where do you go for good cheese in Bendigo? These are our top picks.
314 Lyttleton Terrace, Bendigo
Well you can’t go past Bendigo Wholefoods for quality local cheese including Boosey Creek, Goldfields Farmhouse Cheese, Holy Goat and Lochelian. They also have a vegan and dairy free cheese, as well as a whole store of foodie goodness.
The Epicurean Delicatessen
79 Mitchell Street, Bendigo
The Epicurean Delicatessen has a large range of international and local cheeses, a full delicatessen (the proper kind, with sliced meats on the bone etc.) and an awesome assortment of gourmet food.
Bendigo Community Farmers’ Market
Sidney Myer Place, Bendigo
The market is held on the 2nd Saturday each month at Sidney Myer Place (the Rosalind Park end of Williamson Street). Meet the cheesemakers and farmers selling their own produce – Lochelian & Boosey Creek, as well as all the other goodies the market has to offer.
150 Condon Street, Kennington
Here you can find almost anything good food related. With lots of local cheeses to choose from you can’t go past Edwards for all your quality, organic cheese needs.
Castlemaine Farmers Market
In the carpark next to Victory Park, Forest Street, Castlemaine
Held on the first Sunday of every month (except January), the Castlemaine Farmers Market has a number of local cheese suppliers. Azzurri Cheese (artisan cheese made the Italian way), Goldfields Farmhouse Cheese (internationally inspired), Holy Goat Cheese (something a bit different) and Tarago Valley Organic Dairy (ricotta, haloumi and much more) can all be found at this market, all year round!
Let us know if you’ve tried any of these cheeses. What was your favourite?