The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Menu Inspiration

We have put together a seasonal menu fit for this mighty Royal occasion: The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. There are a range of options to inspire you as you celebrate with friends and family over the extended weekend.  With sunshine and half term, it’s the perfect time to celebrate the best … Read More

Cornish Gouda with Cumin

We have been stocking Cornish Gouda for over a year, but a few of our customers have been asking if they can get hold of the Gouda with Cumin that they occasionally produce, so Tom has delivered. Made by a Dutch family, the Spierings, on their dairy farm in Cornwall, … Read More

Baron Bigod Brie

Baron Bigod Brie is such a great cheese – with the awards to prove it.  They always come in perfect condition, meltingly soft to cut, and a smooth, silky golden texture, with a nutty, mushroom rind, the taste and texture are testament to the fantastic production methods. The Baron Bigod … Read More

Bath Soft Cheeses

We have a lovely range of new cheeses from the Bath Soft Cheese company on the counter this week.  These multi-award-winning cheeses are all made on the Padfield Family Farm, 50 yards from where their small herd of 160 mainly Holstein Friesian cows is milked. They are grazed on organic, … Read More

Burns Night Cheese

Burns Night is a chance to gather friends for a good supper and celebrate Robert Burns. We will be stocking haggis and a fine selection of Scottish Cheese.  Please make sure to pre-order cheese or haggis to make sure we have enough available. BLACK CROWDIE Dense, dry curd cheese rolled in … Read More

The Christmas Blues – Stilton & more…

There’s a great lineup of Christmas blues, starting with our Stiltons: Cropwell Bishop and Colston Bassett with the similarly made, creamier and orange Shropshire Blue, also made by Colston Bassett.  We have several local blues, including the great Isle of Wight Blue, Barkham Blue (Hampshire/Berkshre border), Blue Clouds (Balcombe) Pevensey … Read More

King Richard III Wensleydale Cheese

Most Wensleydale is mass-produced, but we’ve sourced a lovely cloth-bound Wensleydale called King Richard III and made by  Andy Ridley from Fortmayne Dairy is one of the few artisan Wensleydale cheesemakers left. This cheese is zesty, fresh and slightly crumbly, similar to farmhouse cheeses that would have been made for … Read More

Francis Cheese

Francis is a collaborative cheese effort, with the base cheese being Stoney Cross which is made by Lyburn in the New Forest. James McCall then transports them to Doset and rind-washes the cheese for 8-10 weeks, giving it a richly flavoured, supple texture with a pink, sticky exterior and a … Read More

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