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2020

14/12/2020

Serve The Most Perfect Cheeseboard This Christmas

Cheeseboards are a wonderful thing – the perfect treat at the end of a long day, a fantastic light lunch, snack or supper, and of course, a delicious way to round off a meal. Here are our suggestions for how to serve the perfect cheeseboard this festive season. Storage Always store your cheese wrapped, in an airtight container in the fridge, away from other strong-smelling foods. This will ensure that your cheese keeps its true flavour and prevent it from drying out. Room Temperature We recommend removing your cheese from... Read More

09/12/2020

Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese is the secret ingredient set to be the “Icing” on the (Fruit) Cake this Christmas!

We proudly champion the flavoursome pairing of Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese & Fruit Cake, it’s a delight loved and enjoyed by many all year round, but most cherished at Christmas time. We know that as the festive season fast approaches, this food pairing is set to excite the taste buds of the nation and get everyone talking! The combination of Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese with fruit cake is a renowned Yorkshire delicacy, with the creamy, crumbly flavour of the cheese complementing the rich, sweet fruit cake. As we talk about this fantastic food... Read More

06/12/2020

Christmas 2020 Order Update

This has been no ordinary year, and it’s no ordinary Christmas. Several of our most popular products have sold out, Christmas delivery slots have been snapped up and our team have been working night and day to ensure you have the best Wensleydale Christmas Ever. Our small, local food producers have been feeling the pressure too! Due to the handcrafted nature of many of our products, we simply cannot increase the speed with which they are made and packed to meet the overwhelming demand. Unfortunately, we have now stopped taking... Read More

27/11/2020

Caring for Your Hand-made Oak Cheeseboards

“Simply Stuart Clarkson” was born out of a passion for design, the Yorkshire Dales and its stunning landscape. Stuart’s creative spirit and design background has inspired this collection of handmade, handcrafted products, gifts and homeware. Every piece in his collection is hand finished at his workshop in the Yorkshire Dales, making a unique and special gift. Care Instructions Wood is a natural and beautiful product, every piece cut and hand finished will have its own unique grain pattern and tone of colour. Here are a few simple guidelines which will allow you to... Read More

25/11/2020

Silver Awards From ‘Welcome To Yorkshire’!

On Monday 23rd November, the team at Welcome to Yorkshire held the 2020 White Rose Awards, virtually. It was a far cry from the glitzy, star-studded event that we’re used to but equally as fantastic as we tuned in from the comfort of our own homes. We were thrilled to be nominated as finalists in the ‘Taste of Yorkshire, Casual Dining’ & ‘Large Visitor Centre’ categories. Those who are aware of the White Rose Awards are aware that to be shortlisted is an accolade in itself. After a lot of... Read More

18/11/2020

Christmas Lunch & Shopping – All Under One Roof

To say we’re happy to be opening our doors 3rd December is an understatement! We’ve been working really hard to ensure that when you visit us from December 3rd, you can do so in a way that is safe for you and our staff. Excitedly, we have packed our Cheese Shop full of handcrafted, artisan cheese from our Creamery just across the way and cheese from fantastic local cheesemakers too. You’ll also find our Limited Edition Festive Flavours including the ever-popular Mince Pie Yorkshire Wensleydale….and our waxed character Santa’s and... Read More

18/11/2020

Meet The Maker – The Home Farmer

We are renowned for our heritage and provenance, and with that comes our love for local produce and support for other food producers, including our local cheesemakers! We’d like to introduce you to ‘The Home Farmer’, situated in Wensleydale, just a little further down the dale from our Creamery in Hawes. The Home Farmer and their team have been friends of Wensleydale Creamery for a while now – their family farm has been a dedicated milk supplier to our Creamery for many years. Fresh milk from their herd of happy cows... Read More

13/11/2020

How to choose the right cheese knife for your favourite cheese!

The ultimate and stylish accessory for your cheeseboard night in. Whether you’re casually serving cheese and crackers for the family, or just indulging in some quality ‘me time’ and treating yourself to your favourite cheese, make it even more special by having a good cheese knife that has the appropriate use and blade, to help take your cheeseboard experience to the next level! SOFT CHEESE KNIVES Perfect for Brie, ‘Bluemin White‘ or our creamy Wensleydale Blue.  A soft cheese knife will be short, often with a curved blade and points... Read More

13/11/2020

The Perfect Cheeseboard

Staying in is the new going out! So to make it super special, we thought we’d pull together a blog on how to create “The Perfect Cheeseboard”! It’s a must during the festive season too! Whether you serve your cheeseboard quite simple or if you go “all-out”, our top tips guaranteed to hit the spot. 1. Always store your cheese wrapped, in an airtight container in the fridge, away from other strong-smelling foods. This will ensure that your cheese keeps its true flavour and prevent it from drying out. 2.... Read More

10/11/2020

Christmas Delivery Service

Order your Hampers, Gifts and Freshly Cut Cheese Boxes now and we’ll deliver in time for Christmas Nothing says ‘Merry Christmas‘ quite like a luxury cheese hamper or gift from Wensleydale Creamery. Take the stress out of Christmas gifting with our Christmas Delivery Service. Simply choose your gift, pay, sit back, relax and enjoy your glass(es) of mulled wine and mince pies! We’ll deliver your gift just before Christmas so that our award-winning cheese, delicious local produce and delightful handmade gifts can be enjoyed over the festive season.  Choose ‘Christmas... Read More