A lovely rich mellow blue with just the right amount of mouth tingling sharpness. Made in a converted brewery near Tain, Strathdon has won many awards and is so good it will probably bag more. Definitely one for your ‘must try’ list.
Isle of Mull Cheddar
Isle of Mull cheddar doesn’t taste like any other cheddar and it doesn’t look the same either. It’s a pale ivory colour with a very sharp, fruity tang, thanks to the unusual diet of the cows that eat the fermented grain from the nearby Tobermory whisky distillery. Made on Sgriob-ruadh farm, Isle of Mull cheddar […]
Said to be Scotland’s oldest cheese, this very rich cheese is made from double cream and rolled in toasted oatmeal. Mild and slightly sour, it’s all buttery creaminess with a nutty chewy edge. A little of this cheese goes a long way ,which is a good thing given its 67-70% fat content. Unlike Crowdie (which […]
Black Crowdie (or Gruth Dhu) is a soft cream cheese with slightly sour, tangy milky flavour followed by a good kick of spicy pepper. It is hand rolled in pinhead oatmeal and crushed peppercorns. Made from the by products of skimming milk, it was originally considered a poor man’s cheese – quite unlike Caboc which […]