Already known outside Switzerland in the 14th century, Gruyère is possibly the most popular Swiss cheese to date – loved for its distinctly nutty flavour and smooth and firm texture. The pine wood frames the cheeses are maturing on for up to 12 months contribute to its fine aroma and are indicative of an incredibly elaborate […]
Lincolnshire Poacher Cheddar
Made to the same traditional methods as Somerset cheddar, but with a few (secret) differences that give Lincolnshire Poacher its unique fruity, nutty and sweet flavours.
A camenbert-like creamy, buttery soft cheese with wonderfully rich grassy,mushroomy flavours. After ripening for 8-10 weeks it has a soft bloomy rind and a primrose yellow paste that turns into a intensely yellow finger licking goo as it matures. It is made since 1986 by the Maher family, fourth generation farmers, in the Golden Vale […]
Spicy, peppery and pungent Boulette d’Avesnes is a cone shaped cheese with a paprika rind and soft, herby inside bursting with tarragon and parsley. Spicy, peppery and pungent Boulette d’Avesnes is a cone shaped cheese with a paprika rind and soft, herby inside bursting with tarragon and parsley. You have to hang on to your […]
A deliciously decadent soft cheese laced with black truffles. Creamy, mushroom with that distinctive Brie tang offset by earth pungent truffle – it’s a match made in gourmet heaven all wrapped up in a lovely velvet white crust. Made to traditional methods by the famous French cheese expert Robert Rouzaire, this is a cheese to […]
Brie de Meaux
You’ve never really tasted brie until you’ve tried real Farmhouse Brie de Meaux, one of only two bries officially certified by the French government. Made with unpasteurised milk, it’s soft and creamy when mature with a and velvety rind. Brie de Meaux is salted with dry coarse salt and ripened in cellars on straw mats […]
Softer and creamier than most cheddars, Applewood Smoked is a semi hard cheese with a yummy smoky, tangy flavour. It’s dusted with paprika which enhances the smokiness, adds a touch of sweetness and gives the cheese a wonderful golden glow. Applewood Smoked was first made in 1965 by the Ilchester Cheese Company and is reckoned […]
Tasty spicy farmer’s cheese of about 8 weeks old. The addition of chilli peppers provides the spicy character of this tasty farmer’s cheese. Made from real raw cow’s milk! Tip: Make a nice spicy (flame) toasted sandwich with Villa Picanto.
If you’re choosing a blue Stilton, you want to pick the very best you can. Cropwell Bishop Creamery produces more award winning stilton than anyone else, using organic cows’ milk and methods that haven’t really changed since the 17th century. Beautifully smooth, buttery and mellow with a delicate spiciness, this is the English king of […]
A mature cheddar with mustard seeds and real ale. Creamy and full of flavour, but not too strong. Y Fenni is the Welsh name for Abergavenny, the market town in mid Wales. Y Fenni cheese is a thing of wonder; moist and tangy with a nice bite of mustard seeds followed by a warm glow […]
Cheshire has a good claim to be Britain’s oldest named cheese and is said to date back to Roman times. A lovely creamy, tangy cheese, it’s white and crumbly when young and gets firmer and more flavoursome as it ages. Cheshire also has a yummy saltiness; this may be due to the salt deposits under […]
White Stilton is made to the same PDO protected standards as Blue Stilton, but without the penicillium roqueforti mould which creates the veins. The result is a delicate white cheese with a fresh mild taste and crumbly texture. White stilton is a young cheese and is usually sold at just 4 weeks old. It’s made […]