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 […]
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.
This little goats’ cheese is made from unpasteurised milk. Smooth, white, mild and nutty, it has a grey salted charcoal rind. It looks like a pyramid with the top cut off and there is of course a story behind that. Apparently Napoleon took exception to the original pyramid shape because it reminded him of defeat […]
As dark orangey and crumbly as Gouda can get! Having matured for three years or more, this cheese is strong flavoured and almost fudge-like and similar to Parmesan in its consistency. Salt-like crystals (having formed during its maturing process) scatter the surface and give the cheese an extra crunchiness. Impossible to slice, this cheese is […]
Vintage Gouda 18 Months
Anything older than 8months is considered mature in Gouda terms, so our 18 months old Gouda certainly qualifies! Firm and fruity with a deep yellow colour , this waxed classic becomes granular at this stage of maturity. Small air pockets appear as the cheese looses its moisture, whilst its rich flavour intensifies. A beer always […]
Tomme Des Pyrenees Plain
Cheese doesn’t have to be strong to have bags of flavour. Tomme des Pyrenees is definitely at the mild end of the scale, but nevertheless is well worth sinking your teeth into if you like a good hit of taste in your cheese. It’s salty, earthy and buttery, with just a touch of yoghurt sourness. […]
Tomme Des Pyrenees Pepper
A mild and buttery, slightly salty, slight sour cheese livened up with a bite of crunchy peppercorns. Wax wrapped with a softish, elastic texture that melts very well; either in your mouth or in any number of dishes where you fancy a change from cheddar – like cheese on toast, jacket potato or macaroni cheese.
Dutch farmhouse cheese (boerenkaas) made of raw milk with Italian black truffle from the mountains. Ripened on wooden planks for only 8 weeks the gentle taste of this Gouda and intense aroma of the truffle form an unlikely, yet irresistible combination. Villa truffo has received two golden stars at the Great Taste Awards and has […]
St Agur is a rich buttery blue cheese made with cows’ milk and double cream. Definitely on the mild side of the blues, but with a nice touch of spice and salt.
A lovely soft rich buttery cheese bursting with cream. Delicate with a nice nuttiness and a hint of mushroom. Saint Felicien is at its best between April and September, but also pretty darn good over the rest of the year.
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 […]