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Meet The Makers… Shepherds Purse

11 April 2024 — Cheesemakers

Based in North Yorkshire, Shepherds Purse is a proudly independent, traditional cheese-making business. It is run by a team of 30 passionate artisans being led by Katie and Caroline, the […]

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Robert Burns – the part-time cheesemaker

10 January 2024 — Cheese Facts, Cheesemakers

Robert Burns, of Burns’ night and ‘Auld Lang Syne’ fame was an excise officer by day and poet by night, but in fact also dabbled in cheesemaking on his dad’s […]

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Meet The Makers… Caws Cenarth

5 October 2023 — Cheesemakers

Caws Cenarth is a family business started by Gwynfor and Thelma Adams in 1987 in response to Milk Quotas. On their farm Glyneithinog, in the lovely and lush valley of […]

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The Legend of Vacherin Mont d’Or

19 September 2023 — Cheesemakers, Events, Features

Every September, the village of Les Charbonnières in  Vallée de Joux holds an entire festival dedicated to one, remarkable cheese – Vacherin Mont d’Or AOC. The Fête du Vacherin Mont-d’Or […]

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Great British Cheddar Challenge

The Great British Cheddar Challenge

7 September 2023 — Cheesemakers, Features

If you love nothing more than the taste of artisan cheese, then you may wish to take part in The Great British Cheddar Challenge 2023. The event, held on September 16th […]

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Cheddar: The UK’s Favourite Cheese

6 September 2023 — 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 Tour of Italian Cheese

1 August 2023 — Cheesemakers, Features

When one thinks of Italian cheese their mind may spring to Mozzarella or Parmesan. Indeed these cheeses represent the architype of Italian cheesemaking, but hunt a little further you’ll find […]

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A Tour of French Cheeses

12 July 2023 — Cheesemakers, Features

Is there a better holiday plan than sampling cheese all over Europe? Cheese is enjoyed in most countries, traditions and cultures. It embodies both old and modern, telling tales in […]

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Meet The Makers… Village Maid Cheese

23 March 2023 — Cheesemakers

The sleepy village of Riseley in Berkshire is home to a wonderful artisan cheesemaker quietly making five wonderful cheeses, produced with local milk: Village Maid Cheese. Village Maid Cheese was […]

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