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Vacherin Mont d’Or Cheese Season is Upon Us!

19 September 2021 — Cheesemakers, Events, Features

The Vacherin Mont d’Or season is upon us once more! Traditionally the launch of this incredible cheese is marked with a festival where locals and cheese tourists gather in the […]

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The Legend of Manchego DOC

16 August 2021 — Cheese Facts, Features

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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Territorial Cheeses: Caerphilly to Wensleydale

26 April 2021 — Cheese Facts, Features

Britain has a proud heritage of dairy farming and over the centuries has created many exceptional and world-renowned cheeses. Some of these traditional cheeses can only be known by their […]

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Coeur du Berry

24 January 2021 — Cheese Facts, 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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Neufchatel

An Ode to Neufchatel

17 January 2021 — Features

An Ode to Neufchatel A superb book has come to our attention that is dedicated solely to poems created in adoration of cheese. ‘A Tasting to Eternity – A love […]

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Fondue: The Ultimate Food for Parties

14 January 2021 — Cheese and Wine, 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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Picnic Cheese

Cheese and Picnics

9 June 2020 — Features

There is widespread difference of opinion on who actually invented picnics or ‘le pique-nique’ but there are two obvious protagonists: the English and the French. In the 1600’s, the French […]

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A Visit to Trethowan’s Dairy

18 February 2020 — Cheesemakers, Features

Nestling in the rolling hills of Somerset, a herd of 100 Holsteins and 20 Jersey cows are grazing sleepily on silty, organic peat soils. This feast of nutrients is where […]

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Can you eat Cheese Rind

Can You Eat Cheese Rind?

7 November 2019 — Cheese Facts, Features

There are many delicious cheeses that have a distinctive rind around the edge. The question is, can (or should) you eat it?

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