Artisan Cheese

Cheeseboard – Cote Hill Farm

Cheeseboard – Cote Hill Farm

We are delighted to welcome Cote Hill Farm to the blog to talk about why they love making cheese. Michael and Mary Davenport have been farming and milking cows at Cote Hill Farm in Lincolnshire for more than 30 years. They started making cheese in October 2005 using milk produced by […]

Cheeseboard – Potted Stilton

Cheeseboard – Potted Stilton

We’re making a seasonal return to our cheeseboard for one of the all time greats – Stilton. Today we’re making potted Stilton in time for the festive season, a great addition to a drinks party or a pre-Christmas supper with friends and family. Stilton was actually first marketed by the […]

Meat Free Monday – Stuffed Marrow.

Meat Free Monday – Stuffed Marrow.

The marrow is a member of the squash or gourd family Curcubita and can have a skin that is pretty much any shade of green, often with a distinctive stripe. They are indigenous to the Andes and Mesoamerica. Some Curcubita species were brought to Europe after the discovery of America, […]

Happily Ever Afters – Rags Cheesecake

Happily Ever Afters – Rags Cheesecake

We are celebrating a birthday this weekend and using organic goats curds bought from Mootown at Crystal Palace Market  Caro is making this delicious cheesecake named after her sister’s friend who first made it and of course telling us about this wonderful dessert. Historically, it is likely that  an ancient […]

Cheese Board – Alex James Presents …

Cheese Board – Alex James Presents …

Welcome to cheeseboard. This week we’ve had the great good fortune to review a box of Alex James Presents  for Pong Cheese, who had very kindly sent it to us. Our daughter, Isla, and her boyfriend, Ollie, had very sweetly offered to come over and cook us a meal. We had been […]

Cheese Board – Gubeen

Cheese Board – Gubeen

We are heading across the sea to Ireland on our Lover of Creating Flavours cheese board and this beauty is definitely one serious contender.The Ferguson family have called Gubeen Farm their home for several generations. It is s 250 acre farm that borders the Atlantic Ocean on one side, and […]

Cheese Board – Baked Tunworth

Cheese Board – Baked Tunworth

Tunworth is akin to a Camembert but while it’s style, texture and production is similar to one, in our opinion the taste is much cleaner and smoother on the palate than the French cheese that inspired it. It is made by Stacey Hedges and Charlotte Spruce in Hampshire, although the […]

Cheese Board – Yorkshire Fettle

Cheese Board – Yorkshire Fettle

In a prelude to our new feature launching in September we have been trying Yorkshire Fettle very kindly sent to us to try by lovely Judy Bell at Shepherds Purse Cheeses. Each week we’ll be hearing from artisan cheesemakers about their work, trying their fabulous products and providing a recipe for people […]