Archive

May 2020

27/05/2020

Friends of Wensleydale Spotlight: Stuart Clarkson

Stuart Clarkson is a professional craftsman and designer based in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire. Mostly known within the furniture, interior and exhibition design industries for his unique and evolving design styles and concepts. Stuart trained at Jacob Kramer Art College in Leeds, and after leaving there, worked for a number of companies building up his knowledge, skills, contacts and portfolio. In June 2007 he started his own design consultancy business ‘Stuart Clarkson Design’ working for Global clients in all areas of design and development. The business has... Read More

14/05/2020

We’re launching ‘Crumble It!’ Live – a Series of Interactive Online Recipe Tutorials to Make Meals Extra Special!

We’re excited to be launching a series of fun and interactive online cookery tutorials set to make the nation’s at-home meals extra special. Bringing Yorkshire Wensleydale inspired recipes to your home, the four-part live cookery series will launch on Wednesday 20th May at 4pm, hosted via our Facebook Live. Videos will also be available from our website one day after the LIVE date and also on our YouTube channel! You’ll be able to create mouth-watering recipes from the comfort of you own home in just 20 minutes, joining our Advisory... Read More

10/05/2020

Cheese Grading Masterclass for The British Cheese Weekender

Wensleydale Creamery: Phil Jones cheese expert explains cheese grading and tasting of Yorkshire Wensleydale, Kit Calvert, Wensleydale Blue & Yorkshire Cheddar. Purchase our British Cheese Weekender Box here! Yorkshire Wensleydale – Creamy, crumbly & full of flavour Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese. Handcrafted by our master cheese-makers at The Wensleydale Creamery, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, to a time-honoured recipe using milk from local farms. Wensleydale cheese can be made anywhere. Only Yorkshire Wensleydale is made in Wensleydale. A Gold winner at The International Cheese Awards 2019! Kit Calvert Old-Style... Read More

06/05/2020
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The secret to Wensleydale Blue

A true delicacy, inside the natural rind of the cheese, a close textured, creamy blue cheese with a delicate mellow, yet full flavour, which is notably not strong or harsh is revealed. Wensleydale Blue is steeped in heritage & provenance; it represents the original, matured Wensleydale cheese that was made throughout Wensleydale by the Cistercian monks when they first settled in the dale in 1150.  Due to the conditions under which it was made and stored, the cheese would have naturally ‘blued’. Today, award-winning Wensleydale Blue is handcrafted at the... Read More

06/05/2020

Yorkshire Wensleydale & Cranberries….how we discovered this award-winning combination!

One of our most popular and much-loved cheeses is Yorkshire Wensleydale & Cranberries. Described as ‘sweet & fruity’, creamy, crumbly Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese is carefully combined with the delicate fruity succulence of pure, sweet cranberries.  It’s a delicious and versatile cheese perfect for snacking, nibbling, and both sweet and savoury cooking too! Yorkshire Wensleydale & Cranberries cheese was an original creation from the Wensleydale Creamery in 1996, and due to its popularity has since been copied by cheesemakers across the UK and beyond. But how did it come about? As... Read More

04/05/2020
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Meet our Limited Edition cheese truckles!

We’re on a mission to keep the nation’s cheese lovers on their toes with the launch of three limited edition truckles set to transform the cheeseboard at home and your virtual cheese & wine nights! Following the launch of our Online Deli with UK-wide delivery and our Weekly Deli Box with cheese and accompaniments for meal occasions and treats throughout the week, we’re excited to be launching a limited edition run of exciting new flavoured cheese truckles. For a limited time only, you can enjoy your favourite creamy, crumbly classic... Read More