Cheese Recipes


The science of cooking with Cheddar

Cooking with Cheddar as an ingredient (with chef Tommy Banks)

Join Michelin-starred chef Tommy Banks and award-winning cheesemonger The Courtyard Dairy as they guide you through Cheddar, why it cooks so well, what to look for in selecting a cheese…

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Cheese Rarebit Recipe

Cheddar Cheese Rarebit Recipe

The best-selling dish at the Courtyard Dairy Café, here is Kathy’s tried and tested recipe. Makes four slices Ingredients 50g butter 50g flour 1 teaspoon mustard powder 1 teaspoon cayenne…

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Cheddar Beer Fondue Pot

Cheddar and Beer Fondue Recipe

This dish became a much-loved favourite at The Courtyard Dairy Café. Serves 2 Ingredients 200g grated Cheddar (for best results use a good strong Cheddar like St Andrew’s) 200ml beer…

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Cheese Scone Recipe – Courtyard Dairy Café

Kathy’s recipe from the Courtyard Dairy Café’s excellent cheese scones – if in doubt, add more cheese! Makes approx 12 scones Ingredients 450g self-raising flour, with 1 teaspoon of baking…

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Best Cheese to cook with

What’s the best cheese to cook with? – The science behind choosing the right cheese for your dish.

“Cheese is an ingredient that has so much to offer in flavour, texture and versatility.” Chef Michel Roux Snr Cheese is an ingredient that can transform and elevate almost any…

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Chorizo Raclette Recipe

Chorizo Raclette Gratin

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 large onion, sliced 1 clove garlic Leaves from a large sprig thyme 12 new potatoes, cooked and sliced into rounds (5mm) 18 slices chorizo (3mm) 12…

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Tommy Banks Saturday Kitchen Cheese Recipe Botton

Summer Field Alpine pesto, served with courgette stalk pasta, by Tommy Banks, The Black Swan at Oldstead

Tommy Banks, from The Black Swan at Oldstead, featured this recipe on Saturday Kitchen using home-grown courgette stalks and Summer Field cheese. Serves 2 Ingredients 6 courgette stalks approx. 50cm…

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Hebden Goat Cheese Recipe

Tomato consommé with Hebden Goat cheese gnocchi by Tom Parker, The White Swan at Fence

Tom Parker, head-chef and joint owner of Michelin-starred White Swan at Fence, uses Hebden Goat cheese and season-fresh tomatoes in this amazing dish. Serves 5 Ingredients: Consommé 20 ripe tomatoes…

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Fellstone Cheese Recipe

Fellstone and Mushroom Eggy Bread, by Oli Martin, Hipping Hall Head Chef, and Professional Masterchef finalist

Oli Martin, head-chef of the three AA-rosette Hipping Hall hotel, and 2018 Professional Masterchef finalist, uses Fellstone cheese in this fabulous dish, which, when he presented it as his signature…

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Michael Wilson head-chef of Midland Hotel recipe

Truffle Gnocchi with Old Winchester Cheese (by Midland Hotel head-chef Michael Wilson)

Michael Wilson, head-chef of The Midland Hotel at Morecambe, uses Old Winchester in fabulous Italian-inspired dish. Try his recipe below. Serves four Ingredients 1kg Desire potatoes Rock salt 225g pasta…

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St James Cheese Recipe

Buckwheat Crumpet, St James, ramson oil and truffle (by The Forest Side head-chef Kevin Tickle)

Kevin Tickle, head-chef of Michelin-starred The Forest Side Hotel, Grasmere, uses St James in this newly-created spring dish. Try his recipe below. Makes about 8 crumpets, enough for eight people…

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Baron Bigod Black Swan Oldstead Cheese recipe

Jerusalem artichoke with Baron Bigod custard (by The Black Swan at Oldstead head-chef Will Lockwood)

Will Lookwood, head chef of renowned Michelin-starred The Black Swan at Oldstead has created a fabulous dish using Jerusalem artichokes and Baron Bigod Brie. You can recreate this at home…

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