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A bit of cheese science

I’ve been thinking about moulds. At Mons there is an excellent balance, which has built up over many years. But they still need encouraging and pointing in the right direction…

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Spruce and Pseudomonas – cheese ageing

An apprenticeship in cheese ageing …. Andy’s latest update from Mons Fromages, with more information on what Andy is learning about the importance of spruce boards and beautiful bacteria  like…

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Making goats’ cheese the farmhouse French way!

The story of Yves,  a rustic French goat herder who makes goats’ cheese from his small herd on the side of a hill in France.

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The cheese caves at Mons Fromages

After a successful first month working with the affinage experts at Mons I thought I’d better explain the layout of Mons and each of the caves here, and what they…

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Mons Fromages – an apprenticeship in cheese ageing

Read part one of my journey into the world of cheese ageing at Mons Fromager & Affineur.

From arriving for my apprenticeship, pidgin French and making a fool of myself….

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How to use your voucher

If you want to use a Courtyard Dairy voucher that you have received, simply add the product(s) you want to purchase to your shopping basket (cart) then, to redeem the…

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