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.
Old Amsterdam Gouda
This black waxed, 12-18months old cheese has a glorious deep yellow colour and a slightly waxy, granular texture with medium sized holes. There is a hint of caramel in its pleasantly full taste. A multiple award winner and currently sold in 40 countries, it is produced by Westland a family run company in Holland.
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 […]