OUR CHEESE RANGE
This is the standard range we are currently stocking, there are always additional special requests added to the range. If there is a specific cheese you would like we are happy to source it for you please don’t hesitate to ask.
Colston Basset Stilton P V
Stilton makers at Colston Basset Dairy in Nottinghamshire, the best on the market in our opinion, and at its prime in the festive month. Made by one of the last independent cheese makers.
Cashel Blue P
Cashel Blue cheese is an Irish raw cow’s milk blue cheese made by the Grubb family on a single farm in Tipperary. The cheese is made from a single herd of Friesian cattle.
Northamptonshire Blue P
Northamptonshire Blue is a rich semi-soft cow’s milk blue, it has a delicate citrus edge, It’s a nod to the great Italian Blues. Produced in Northampton by Gary Bradshaw (Hamm Tun fine foods) who also makes the excellent Cobblers Nibble.
Montagnolo Affine P V
Made in Algau Southern Germany. Supreme champion 2012 & winner of the world cheese awards 2013.
Harrogate Blue P
Harrogate Blue matured for a minimum of 10 weeks. This is the optimum time for the cheese to develop exactly the right depth of flavour and creaminess. This Cheese scooped two golds at the Global Cheese Awards and in 2017 it won a Super Gold and was judged to be the 11th best cheese in the world at the World Cheese awards.
Sparkenhole Red Leicester U P
Sparkenhoe is made in a totally authentic way using their own unpasteurised milk to an old recipe discovered by Jo and David Clarke Sparkenhoe Red Leicester Cheese is a smooth, nutty-tasting cheese suitable as an everyday eating cheese or alongside others on a cheeseboard. Made in Leicestershire.
Red Storm P V
Red Storm delivers a punchy, flavour some and creamy texture. Matured for 18 months, this waxed aged Red Leicester tastes just as delicious as other favourites from the Snowdonia Cheese Company.
The perfect cheese and biscuits
A strong and creamy Cheddar blended with horseradish and parsley, Harlech has herbal notes and an admirable kick. Made by Abergavenny Fine Foods, its name is a nod to the song and military march Men of Harlech, which recalls the longest-known siege in Britain’s history.
Innkeepers Choice P V
Mature cheddar with the addition of pickled onions and chives, makes an idea ploughman’s addition.
Tintern is a blended mature creamy Cheddar cheese flavoured with fresh chives and shallots, made by Abergavenny Fine Foods.
EWE AND GOATS MILK CHEESES
Buche Ruffec P
Classic goats milk log with white rind. This cheese is adored by all lovers of good cheese.
Barbers Mature Cheddar P V
Barber’s Farmhouse Mature Cheddar. This Farmhouse Cheddar is matured for around 12 months for a rounded and rich flavour with a firm yet creamy texture. Made with traditional starter cultures, West Country milk and using age-old methods, Barber’s Farmhouse Mature Cheddar has PDO status.
Coastal Cheddar P V
Rugged texture, salty yet sweet flavour and sun-kissed golden hue. Coastal is a surprise with its distinctive ‘crunch ‘caused by the calcium crystals which form naturally in the cheese once it has reached its optimum maturity. Ford Farm dairy in Dorset.
Black Bomber P V
Black Bomber is a popular award-winning cheese, produced by the Snowdonia cheese company. A creamy and smooth extra mature cheddar, this cheese has a very unique and one of our most popular cheeses.
Brie de Meaux Rouzaire AOC U P
The King of all Bries, this farmhouse cheese of connoisseur quality is matured for five to six weeks.
Vacherin Mont D’or AOC (seasonal) U P
The famous runny ‘spooning’ soft cheese with a washed crust. Superb piney flavour. In the prime of its season in the festive month. Available Oct-March.
Camembert Grand Rustique P
This traditional soft French Camembert is full of flavor and is best served ripe when oozing at room temperature. Produced in Normandy.
Baron Bigod U P
A creamy, white bloomy-rind cheese and UK’s only raw milk farmhouse Brie made by Jonathan and Dulcie Crickmore in Bungay, Suffolk, the English brie de meaux.
Cornish Organic Brie P V
A delicious mild and creamy flavor and melting smooth texture, The rich and creamy Cornish milk gives the cheese a characteristic
Cobblers Nibble P
Cobblers Nibble is a multi award winning hard English cheese made from pasteurised cows milk from a local Northamptonshire Fresian herd. It is a truly handmade cheese, made in a traditional open vat no machinery is used for ripening the milk or washing the curds this all done by hand. The aging process is a closely guarded secret, that helps us produce our distinctive rind. The cheese is a cross between Wensleydale, Brie & Stilton. Wensleydale as it crumbles in your mouth with a slight tart after taste, brie as the crumbly texture falls away to a smooth creamy mural in your mouth and Stilton for the powerful aged hints of penicillin that blend perfectly to encompass the character aspects of all three cheeses in one.
Cornish Yarg P V
Yarg is a multi-award winning British cheese wrapped in nettle or wild garlic leaves, handmade in open vats by the small team at Lynher Dairies in mid Cornwall. Cornish Yarg – a moment of glory for the humble stinging nettle.
Applewood Vintage P V
A smooth, creamy, smoky cheese made from premium West Country Farmhouse Cheddar hand dusted in paprika
Key: UP = Unpasteurised P = Pasteurised V = Vegetarian
Please kindly note our range is subject to availability and season
Tel: 01327 350454
181 Watling St West, Towcester, Northants NN12 6BX
Monday – Closed
Tuesday 7.30am – 4.00pm
Wednesday 7.30am – 4.00pm
Thursday 7.30am – 4.00pm
Friday 7.30am – 4.00pm
Saturday 7.00am – 2.00pm
Sunday – Closed