Cheese Archive

RECIPE – Parmigiano Reggiano and Pumpkin Soup

This Parmigiano Reggiano and pumpkin soup is a great winter warmer and a perfect starter for any Halloween celebration. Visit the official website at   Parmigiano Reggiano and Pumpkin Soup Serves 4-6 150g (6oz) Parmigiano Reggiano, with rind 25g (1oz) butter 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 medium pumpkin (or butternut squash), peeled, deseeded

Great British Cheese Awards nominations now open and judges annonuced

Nominations are now open for the Great British Cheese Awards which have been launched to celebrate the best of British cheese produced and distributed by independent cheesemakers and retailers.     Artisan Cheese producers and retailers can enter for free and alongside this, the Great British Cheese Awards will bring together a community of fine

Christian Furr’s new art collection ‘The Humble Cheese’ at Knight Webb Gallery

Internationally renowned artist, Christian Furr has turned his focus away from traditional portraits, and towards the strange beauty of the humble cheese. The new collection, entitled ‘The Humble Cheese’ will be displayed at Knight Webb Gallery, 54 Atlantic Rd, Brixton, SW9 8PZ from Friday 29 April 2016 until Tuesday 31 May 2016. Christian Furr, who

Great British Chefs & Peter’s Yard announces Great British Cheese Awards

The new Great British Cheese Awards have been launched with the specific aim to recognise, promote and reward excellence in the artisan cheese industry and are organised by Great British Chefs (the UK’s fastest growing food website) and Peter’s Yard, whose crispbread was recently named as “the best biscuit for cheese out there”. The awards

New South Caernarfon Creameries £6million cheese production unit

Work has commenced on a new production unit at South Caernarfon Creameries. The new build, which is located at the Creameries’ site in Chwilog, near Pwllheli, will house a state-of-the-art and flexible cheese production facility. Total investment is estimated at £6 million. The new facility is planned to be fully operational by October 2015 and

Cheeky Cow Cheese Celebrate Highest Monthly Sales

Somerset cheddar maker Cricketer Farm and their 30-strong group of West Country dairy farmers are already celebrating a healthy start to the year, despite the current milk price volatility. This month they have recorded the highest ever monthly sales of their half fat cheese brand, Cheeky Cow Cheese, thanks to a one-off Lidl promotion that

RECIPE: Parmigiano Reggiano, Tomato and Basil Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

  This seriously simple and colourful salad will go perfectly on the side of any summer dish for a healthy kick. Whisk together lemon juice and zest, honey, olive oil, vinegar and season accordingly. Slice tomatoes, onion and basil and drizzle the dressing. To serve, top with plenty of Parmigiano Reggiano shavings – delicious! Parmigiano

South Caernarfon Creameries’ cheese takes home 5 International Awards

South Caernarfon Creameries’ has proven once again that they make the best cheese in the west by taking home not one, but five awards at the 2014 International Cheese Awards. Their Vintage Cheddar won a gold award, their Caerphilly won silver, and two different cheddars took bronze awards. In addition their Red Leicester cheese received

South Caernarfon Creameries investment plan of £8.5million

  South Caernarfon Creameries, Wales’ oldest farmer-owned dairy co-operative, has announced plans for a new cheese production facility with an investment estimated at £8.5 million. The new facility will be on the Creamery’s site in Chwilog and will almost double production capability, increasing capacity from the current level of 9,500 tonnes to 17,000 tonnes. Work

Food companies study Chinese diet

In effort to help lessen the economic strain on many company’s budgets, a great deal of UK food and drink manufacturers are spending seven days in Chain to learn about Chinese diets. The new delegation is being led by Owen Paterson the Environment Secretary. Starbucks already has 500 outlets spread out across China and every

Pilgrims Choice cheese may be lighter but it certainly doesn’t taste it!

Think of lighter cheese, and the majority of you will sigh and think of a tasteless and dry cheese that just doesn’t tickle the taste buds. Thankfully, you can now dispel those thoughts forever thanks to Pilgrims Choice. They have taken a stand against the bland, low fat cheeses that take up precious space in

Fromage with love from Pilgrims Choice

Love doesn’t have to be expensive thanks to the latest quick, easy and extremely tasty recipes from Pilgrims Choice. It is little wonder that, with us Brits being a nations of cheese lovers, cheese is playing an increasingly important role when it comes to catering for our weddings, and these cheap but oh so delicious

Make Christmas a cracker with Collier’s Powerful Welsh Cheddar

If you think of Christmas you’re probably going to primarily think of types of food such as Turkey and Christmas pudding. However, there is one culinary item that you shouldn’t forget at Christmas time, that has become almost equally important; the cheeseboard. One cheese that should certainly have on your cheeseboard this Christmas is Collier’s

Don’t just say cheese…say Cheddar

A traditional British favourite has been chosen as September’s Sandwich of the month by the British Sandwich Association; Cheddar cheese with Branston pickle. Cheddar is the long standing favourite for consumers who make a sandwich at home, and is also one of the favourites when we pop out to buy a sarnie at lunchtime. The

Cheese lovers urged to head online to save our Parmesan

The recent Italian earthquakes have had a devastating effect on Parmesan, one of the world’s most famous cheeses. Now cheese lovers from around the world are being urged to join a new online campaign that aims to help save the production of Parmesan. The two earthquakes that hit the Emilia-Romagna region in May 2012 struck

Ex Corrie actor becomes a real foodie

On the television show Coronation Street, Martin Platt was the husband of Gail and the father of the wayward David, but since leaving the show, Sean Wilson the actor who played Martin, has become a food fanatic. He has become heavily involved in the cheese industry and established the Saddleworth Cheese Company, which strongly promotes

New fake stilton causes a stink

A pub landlord who is producing a cheese using the same ingredients as the world famous Stilton brand but marketing it under a different name has been warned by existing traders that he could be facing a court appearance. Stilton’s Bell Inn Pub is producing cheese and selling it to locals. For years the cheese

English Stilton the King of English cheese

When it comes to buying blue cheese, English Stilton is probably not the first cheese that comes to mind, as there are so many famous French blue cheeses, such as Roquefort and Gorgonzola. Buy it though and you may find that you think it is very under-appreciated in the cheese market. Stilton in the UK

Unearthed offer new olives and cheeses

The unearthed® group is back from the long voyage hitting the entire Med on their fact finding mission and have returned with delicious new products stuffed into many suitcases. Share the latest tasty treats of theirs with family and friends and with each mouthful be transported to sunnier climes. NEW OLIVES unearthed®’s Almond Stuffed Olives

New Ryvita Crackers For Cheese Range launched

Americans serve it as a starter and the French serve it before dessert, but it seems that even with the growth in artisan British cheeses, us Brits still don’t know how to put together an impressive cheeseboard. With top chefs including Marcus Wareing and Marco Pierre White dedicating a large part of their menus to

British blue Cheeses out smell and sell the French

In the battle of cheeses, British blue Cheeses emerge triumphant as their sales figures soars above the French’s, according to Tesco’s latest figures. The figures show British blue Cheeses enjoying a 16% sales edge over that of the French over the course of 2010. British shoppers have seemingly turned down the famous French cheeses temptation

Jervaulx Blue cheese launched by Wensleydale Creamery

The Jervaulx Blue cheese has just been launched by the Wensleydale Creamery. The launch venue was the Launceston Place restaurant, the award-winning restaurant is home to star chef Tristan Welsh. Although it might sound French, Jervaulx Blue is named after Yorkshire’s famous Jervaulx Abbey. The blue cheese is targeted at the sector of the market