Something a Bit Different
Delightfully unusual cheeses.
Four most unusual and delightful cheeses from Britain and Ireland.
Experience some new and amazing cheeses with this unusual cheese selection: a delectable cream enriched mini-brie, a supple, lemony-fresh traditional Dales recipe: Fellstone, a 20-month old Cheddar-Parmesan-Gouda cross, Old Winchester, and a modern invention from Cote Hill, a soft creamy blue.
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This cheese gift includes:
Finn. Unpasteurised cows’ milk, vegetarian. 200g.
Triple-cream cheese, a classic of the French Parisian style. Extra cream is added to the milk before making the cheese, giving a rich, delectable flavour and smooth texture. The Courtyard Dairy sells Finn at three weeks old, when it still has a fresh lemony flavour to temper the richness.
Fellstone. Unpasteurised cows’ milk. 250g.
Tom and Clare Noblet started to make cheese in 2015 on their dairy farm on the edge of the Lake District. Based on a traditional old ‘dales’ recipe of the north of England, Fellstone is aged for three months by which time it has the fresh lemony-lactic flavours of a good Wensleydale, with a supple, firmer texture.
This is farmhouse Wensleydale how it used to be, and it’s still being developed – Fellstone is one to watch.
Old Winchester. Pasteurised cows’ milk, vegetarian. 250g.
Needing an outlet for their milk, Mike and Judie developed Old Winchester. This Gouda-style cheese aged for 18 months; caramelised, smoky and with crystalline crunches.
Cote Hill Blue. Unpasteurised cows’ milk, vegetarian. 290g.
With the price of wholesale milk falling, the Davenports took a short course in cheese making and invented Britain’s first unpasteurised soft blue: Cote Hill Blue.
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.