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
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
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
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
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
On Christmas Eve 1995 – We received a postcard from Aardman Animations saying that it would be in our interest to tune in to watch the Wallace & Gromit short film ‘A Close Shave’ which was to be aired that evening. This is where we discovered Wallace’s love for Wensleydale cheese and so the relationship began!
These Rice Krispie Cakes are a quick and easy treat to make using left-over Easter Eggs (if there are any). This family is fun for the whole family to get involved with but remember that adult supervisions is needed when using the microwave or pan to heat ingredients.
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
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