Archive

2020

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

04/05/2020

The History of our Kit Calvert Old-Style Wensleydale Cheese

Do you love our Kit Calvert Cheese? Are you aware of its history? Kit Calvert Old-fashioned-Style Wensleydale cheese is named in celebration and honour of Kit Calvert MBE, the legendary Yorkshire businessman, who helped save the Wensleydale Creamery from closure in the 1930s. It is a lovingly handcrafted old-style Wensleydale cheese with a buttery, and especially creamy texture. Award-winning, Kit Calvert Old-Style Wensleydale cheese is lovingly handcrafted by a team of skilled cheese-makers at the Wensleydale Creamery, in the market town of Hawes, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, using... Read More

01/05/2020
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Get Ready for The British Cheese Weekender 8th -10th May 2020

We have joined forces with Britain’s specialist cheesemakers to help shoppers connect with local producers and independent retailers as part of the British Cheese Weekender 8th – 10th  May! This first-of-its-kind collaborative project is being led by the Specialist Cheesemakers Association (SCA), Academy of Cheese and the Guild of Fine Food, bringing together cheesemakers from across the country to encourage shoppers to support the sustainability of local and specialist cheesemaking at this time. Taking place over the May Bank Holiday weekend (8-10 May), the British Cheese Weekender will encourage shoppers... Read More

23/04/2020

Yorkshire Red, Ham and Pineapple Toastie

Love it or Loathe it – the nation is always divided by whether it’s okay or not to have pineapple on your pizza. The Yorkshire Creamery took it to the next level and created a cheese toastie with their Yorkshire Red cheese.

17/04/2020

Digital Days Out Saturday 18th April: Why Yorkshire Wensleydale crumbles!

Creamy, crumbly and full of flavour…we’ve been handcrafting delicious Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese for generations. The secret to the popularity of this classic cheese? A distinctive crumbly texture, steeped in history and years of knowledge, skill and craftsmanship, passed down through generations of expert cheese-makers that is now widely celebrated. Achieving the perfect crumble to our award-winning Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese requires a closely guarded, time-honoured recipe that only a privileged few get their hands on. Due to its unique structure, Yorkshire Wensleydale doesn’t melt like other cheese when cooked, it retains... Read More

15/04/2020

Digital Days Out Thursday 16th April: Wensley-dar-ley Crumble It Salads

Have you been joining in with Joe Wicks’ ‘PE with Joe’ videos every day since lockdown? Have you heard how he pronounces Wensleydale? It really made us chuckle. Wensley-dar-ley! Watch the video here! He’ll be pleased to know that we’ve really been trying to ‘eat clean’ over the past couple of weeks. We’re loving fresh and crisp salads – especially now the sun is out! Add something special to your a salad with a crumble of Yorkshire Wensleydale – the crumbly texture and creamy taste of Yorkshire Wensleydale really speaks for... Read More

14/04/2020

Digital Days Out Wednesday 15th April – A True Yorkshire Delicacy

We proudly champion the flavoursome match of Yorkshire Wensleydale & Fruit Cake – we even commissioned a nationwide survey with Opinion Matters to explore other foodie traditions and pairings. Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese and fruit cake is a truly popular Christmas pairing and sits proudly amongst the long-standing traditions of God’s Own County. However, we love to eat this treat all-year-round! 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. Our online... Read More