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A Quick Guide to ‘Best Before’ Dates

9 June 2017 — Cheese Facts, Features, Health Info

According to one of the UK’s supermarkets over 55% of us throw away anything that is past its Best Before date! What an enormous waste we say, especially when the […]

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A History of Brie de Meaux

9 June 2017 — 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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Famous ‘descendants’ of the Caerphilly family

24 February 2015 — Cheese Facts, Cheesemakers, Features

Caws Cenarth in West Wales is a fantastic example of a modern British cheese producer in a booming industry. A family business, it was started by Gwynfor and Thelma Adams […]

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A Secret History of Reblochon

27 January 2015 — 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, this is simply the translation of the word ‘Reblochon’, which derives […]

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Coeur du Berry

12 January 2015 — Cheese Facts, Cheesemakers, Features

Not only is Coeur du Berry a fantastic new addition to our Heart-Shaped Box, it also inherited its special shape due to being produced near a village called ‘Saint Valentin’, […]

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Cheddar: The UK’s favourite cheese

25 February 2013 — 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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A History of the Ploughman’s Lunch

19 July 2012 — 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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Fondue: The Ultimate Party Food

23 February 2012 — Cheese Facts, Features

Fondue ‘became’ the national dish of Switzerland after some passionate promotion from the Swiss Cheese Union in the 1930s, although the earliest recipes for basic cheese fondues can be found […]

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