Christmas Cheese Selection

A Christmas cheeseboard to remember

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Celebrate the best of British cheese on your Christmas cheeseboard with a fabulous mix of farm-made and award-winning cheeses.  Buttery, tangy, 14-month-old Cheddar, creamy rich Lancashire, powerful British Camembert, fresh, light goats milk cheese, and finally, Stichelton, rich, toasty, unpasteurised blue that gives even the best Stilton a run for its money.

Available as a small 650g selection for 2-5 people, or as a large luxury 1.2kg selection for 5-10 people.

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This Christmas cheese selection contains

St Andrew’s Cheddar.  Unpasteurised cows’ milk. 150g/250g.
Jane makes cheese with rich, unpasteurised milk from her husband’s cattle.  This Cheddar is classically Scottish in style: aged for 14 months, it is powerful, strong and tangy – a real sharp traditional Cheddar.

Kirkham’s Lancashire.  Unpasteurised cows’ milk.  150g/250g.
Third-generation Lancashire-cheese-maker Graham still follows the traditional two-day curd method, making buttery, yoghurty-flavoured cheese with a fluffy and light texture that melts in the mouth.  The Courtyard Dairy is one of only two shops which still have Kirkham’s Lancashire made for them in a traditional 25kg (56lb) wheel.  This size ages slower, producing a better, longer-lasting flavour.

Tunworth.  Pasteurised cows’ milk.  125g/250g.
An English Camembert good enough to make a Frenchman weep; vegetal, porcini-flavoured and intense.  The Courtyard Dairy select only particular Tunworths that are extra-wrinkled, for a more intense flavour.  Supreme Champion Cheese at the 2013 British Cheese Awards.

Dorstone.  Unpasteurised goats’ milk.  90g/180g.
One of Britain’s most outstanding goats’ milk cheeses.  Sold by The Courtyard Dairy at only three weeks old, when it still has a mousse-like texture, lemony-fresh flavour and just a hint of goat.

Stichelton.  Unpasteurised cows’ milk.  150g/250g.
Hand-ladled and made to a traditional Stilton recipe but with unpasteurised milk, Stichelton is creamy and nutty with a rich yet gentle blue note.

Quince Paste.  100g/200g.
A classic Membrillo (Quince) paste made in Spain.  A great alternative to preserves and grapes with cheese.

** Tree and star decorations not included **

Cheese care and shelf life:
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.

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