Archive

September 2020

29/09/2020
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Meet The Maker – Shepherds Purse Cheeses

We’re so excited to be bringing Shepherds Purse Cheeses to our online shop. For years we’ve been friends of the company and fans of their cheeses and we’re so proud to be able to stock a selection of their fantastic cheeses. Shepherds Purse are a proud, independent family business making cheese in the traditional way on our farm in North Yorkshire, and have been making cheese since the late 1980’s. Enjoy their award-winning artisan cheeses from cow’s milk and sheep milk, Yorkshire Blue, Harrogate Blue, Mrs Bell’s Blue, Bluemin White. Meet... Read More

17/09/2020
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Maturing our Wensleydale Blue for Christmas

Our artisan cheesemakers have been busy over the past couple of weeks making the Wensleydale Blue that you’ll be eating this festive season. Our award-winning cheese matures for 10 weeks, to be perfectly aged in time for Christmas. 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’. Things have... Read More