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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Windsor Red is a pale, firm and moist cheddar laced with port and brandy; a combination of cheesy creaminess and subtle fruity booziness that’s simply irresistible. Put it on your cheeseboard and everyone will want a nibble. Red Windsor is made by Long Clawson Dairy in the Vale of Belvoir, an area famous for rich […]
Wookey Hole Cave Aged Farmhouse Cheddar
Ford Farm has revived the ancient practice of maturing cheese in caves, creating a wonderful strong, earthy cheddar in the process. Young cheeses are wrapped in cloth and taken deep into the nearby Wookey Hole caves, where the constant temperature and humidity provides the perfect maturing conditions. As it ages it takes on some of […]
A nutty, sweet, fruity cheddar cheese laced with warming Kibeggan Irish whiskey that tastes as wonderful as it sounds. The inspired creation of the Cahill family, third generation cheesemakers who use traditional methods to lovingly coax the most marvellous flavours from their artisan cheese. Whiskey cheddar was originally eaten at festive occasions like Christmas, but […]
Westcombe Dairy Cheddar
Awarded ‘Best Cheddar’ at the 2011 Royal Bath & West Show, Westcombe Dairy Cheddar is one of only three officially recognised artisan Somerset cheddars. It has a lovely smooth, nutty caramel taste and a grainy texture with small blue veins. It’s made from unpasteurised milk, which gives it a depth of flavour and you can […]
Wensleydale Cranberry is a truly inspired creation. A moist crumbly cheese scattered generously with juicy sweet and sour cranberries, it looks great and tastes even better; all fruit and cream cut with a refreshing acid tang. This is a proper Yorkshire Wensleydale handmade in Hawes in Yorkshire and deserves pride of place on your cheeseboard.