A Classic Cheeseboard: Brie, Cheddar & Blue

The classic cheeseboard.


The perfect, classic cheese selection: Brie, Cheddar and Blue.  This is that classic combination, but with their modern day British counterparts.

250g wedges of each of the tangy 15-month old, clothbound Hafod Cheddar, velvety mushroomy Baron Bigod Brie, and the savoury gentle blue Sparkenhoe Blue.  Complete with crisp water crackers.

A classic cheeseboard combination that will never go out of fashion.

More about this

Hafod Cheddar.  Unpasteurised cows’ milk, organic.  250g.
With only 65 Ayrshire cows, this clothbound Cheddar is made to a very traditional recipe, producing a cheese that is buttery and smooth, with that special Cheddar tang.  At The Courtyard Dairy the best Hafod truckles are selected and further aged to 14-months.  At 14-months old the cheese retains its buttery flavours and develops that special tang.

Baron Bigod Brie.  Unpasteurised cows’ milk.  250g.
Sold only when perfectly ripe, this modern creation is Britain’s first unpasteurised Brie to be made on the farm in traditional large (3 kg) form and ladled only by hand.  The French will be jealous…

Sparkenhoe Blue.  Unpasteurised cows’ milk.  250g.
Famous for their red Leicester, the Clarke family diversified further into blue-cheese production when their son Will returned to the farm.  Using milk from their 150 cows he decided to develop a classic a British ‘rinded’ blue akin to the classic British blues made in the region.  The end result in Sparkenhoe Blue is a cheese of its own: a mellow blue, with dense- fudgey texture, and a savoury finish.

Water Crackers. 100g
A neutral water cracker, made in Yorkshire, that is deliciously crisp and toasty.  A perfect accompaniment to any cheese.

This product will have two weeks shelf life from the date of delivery.  Conveniently, at checkout you can choose a delivery date even well in the future if you would like your cheese delivering for a specific event.

In the current pandemic not all our suppliers are able to supply us as consistently as they were.
What this means is that occasionally we may give you a substitute in some cheese selections.  This will always be a carefully-selected similar cheese of equal or greater value.
If you do not want us to supply a suitable substitute in this way, state in the ‘special instructions’ at checkout: “No replacements”, in which case we may have to phone you if there is an issue.

Ingredients in cheeses: Milk, salt, cheese cultures and rennet.

Ingredients in crackers: Wheat flour, water, palm oil (from sustainable sources), salt.

Customer reviews

  1. Dr John barley

    Not sure this is the correct one but my daughter bought sparkenhoe blue Haford cheddar and Kirkham Lancashire plus biscuits for me for Father’s Day. I live near wellbeck where stitchleton is made and love it but the sparkenhoe was better. Super cheese will buy again

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