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.
A creamy cheese from the Dauphine near Lyon, St Marcellin is made from cow’s milk and is a soft cheese usually sold in terracotta pots. The best ones are orange with a lemony taste and nutty aroma and we’ve tracked these down for you. They say St Marcellin should be chewed for a long time […]
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 […]