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Coeur du Berry

24 January 2020 — Cheese Facts, Cheesemakers, Features

Coeur du Berry is found in our Heart-Shaped Box. It inherited its special shape due to being produced near a village called ‘Saint Valentin‘, located between Châteauroux and Bourges in […]

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The Science of Cheese

Cheese Scientists offer these 4 cheese truths

5 September 2019 — Cheese Facts, Features, Health Info

It’s no surprise to us that scientists all over the world dedicate their studies to cheese, after all, what is life without cheese? These honourable men and women have been […]

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The legend of Manchego DOC

21 August 2019 — Cheese Facts

If you ever drive through mainland Spain you may encounter almost desert-like fields where herds of white, hornless sheep roam. These are the arid plains of La Mancha, and are […]

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Cheese Dream

Cheese Jargon

20 March 2019 — Cheese Facts, Features

Cheese Jargon: From artisan to washed rind, a useful A to (almost) Z of some of the common cheese terms used on the site and in cheese-making. Affinage: The art […]

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Cheese Dream

Does cheese make for sweet dreams?

24 October 2018 — Cheese Facts, Features

Cheese-induced dreams can depend on several factors, such as the age and type of cheese eaten, how much is eaten and the delay between eating the cheese and falling asleep. […]

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A Secret History of Reblochon

7 October 2018 — Cheese Facts, Cheesemakers, Features

‘Pinch a cow’s udder again…’ No we haven’t eaten so much cheese that we’ve lost our grasp on reality. ‘Reblochon’ is derived from the French word ‘reblocher’, or ‘re-milk’, as […]

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A History of the Ploughman’s Lunch

19 July 2018 — Cheese Facts, Features

It’s as if the term ‘Ploughman’s Lunch‘ has been on the archetypal village pub’s menu for several millenia but you might be astonished to find out its use started far […]

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Brie De Meaux

A History of Brie de Meaux

9 June 2018 — Cheese Facts, Cheesemakers, Features

Brie De Meaux is the most famous of all Bries and in our opinion the very best of all. This gorgeous, buttery and earthy cheese is steeped in French history […]

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Cheddar: The UK’s favourite cheese

25 May 2018 — Cheese Facts, Cheesemakers, Features

Cheddar is probably one of the most popular cheeses in the world and certainly one of the most consumed. Here’s a short history and a bit of background on this […]

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