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Low Riggs Farm - Stonebeck Cheese

Cheese Chats Episode 2: Andrew Hattan on Upland Farming in The Dales

Andrew Hattan, of Low Riggs Farm in Nidderdale, who makes Stonebeck Cheese talks to Andy of The Courtyard Dairy.  In this hour-long podcast and video Andrew talks on his experiences…

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Graham Kirkham Lancashire Cheese

Cheese Chats Episode 1: Graham Kirkham on Tradition

Graham Kirkham talks about what tradition means to him and for his farm in this 50-minute podcast or video. This interview with Andy & Kathy explores British farmhouse cheese in…

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Sinodun Hill Goats Cheese Recipe

Sinodun Hill with roast vegetables – cheesemaker Norton & Yarrow’s recipe

Cheese-maker Fraser Norton of ‘Norton & Yarrow’ a favourite way to cook her Sinodun Hill goats’ cheese: Ingredients 1 Sinodun Hill goats’ cheese cut into 1-2cm chunks Vegetables e.g. red…

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Sinodun Hill Goats Cheese Tartlet Recipe

Caramelised onion and Sinodun Hill tartlets – cheesemaker Norton & Yarrow’s recipe

Cheese-maker Rachel Yarrow of ‘Norton & Yarrow’ a favourite way to cook her Sinodun Hill goats’ cheese: “I often cook this at home!” Ingredients 1 Sinodun Hill goats’ cheese, cut…

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Award Cheese Local Food

‘Local Food & Drink Champion’ in The Countryside Alliance Rural Oscars.

The Courtyard Dairy has been crowned ‘Local Food & Drink Champion’ for The North of England in The Countryside Alliance Rural Oscars. The Countryside Alliance Rural Oscars are an annual…

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Hebden Goat Anglo Nubian Goats

Hebden Goat – a video visit to the farm

Gillian and Tim Clough farm a small herd of 10 Anglo Nubian goats in Hebden Bridge (England). Gillian hand-milks the goats every day before using it to make Hebden Goats&#8217…

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Norton & Yarrow Cheese

An Interview with the Norton & Yarrow – goat farmers and cheese-makers of Sinodun Hill

New cheese-makers on the block, Rachel and Fraser make Sinodun Hill goats’s milk cheese on their farm near Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire. Andy interviewed them to find out what makes these…

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Lacaune Sheep Cheese

Producer Focus: A visit to Holker Farm, maker of St James cheese

Martin Gott’s cheese-making day doesn’t start until 8.30 am. By that time the milk vat is full. With just 100 litres. Most of the small farms that supply cheese to…

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Cais Tire Sheep Cheese Recipe by Martin Frickel

Barbecued Brassica Caesar Salad with Cais Na Tire (by Chef Martin Frickel)

Award-winning chef Martin Frickel uses Cais na Tire in this version of a classic Caesar salad, a perfect accompaniment to a BBQ. Serves four Ingredients 200g purple-sprouting broccoli 60g purple…

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Young Buck Blue Banner

A visit to Mike Thomson’s dairy; creator of Young Buck Blue

“This room is not for me”, stated my four-year-old daughter, Mary, as she entered the final ageing room where Young Buck Blue is matured. You could understand why – the…

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Killeen Cheese

Producer Focus: A visit to Killeen Cheese

Stuck deep within rural Ireland is the small market town of Portumna. It is near here, on a small family-owned farm, that one of the finest goats’ milk cheeses is…

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The UK’s top 15 cheese shops – The Times

Clipping from The Times national newspaper (November 2017) listing The Courtyard Dairy as one of the UK’s top 15 cheese shops.  Click here to read the full article.

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