A BIG FAT CHEESY WELSH RAREBIT AUTUMN RECIPE SPECIAL

12 OCT A BIG FAT CHEESY WELSH RAREBIT AUTUMN RECIPE SPECIAL

Getting to know your Welsh Rarebit.Welsh rarebit or Welsh rabbit is a dish made with a savoury sauce of melted cheese and various other ingredients and served hot, after being poured over slices (or other pieces) of toasted bread. Or the hot cheese sauce may be served in a bowl…
MAKE THE PERFECT PICNIC EASY

26 JUL MAKE THE PERFECT PICNIC EASY

Summer is well and truly underway as even a cursory peep out the window will tell you. It is certainly hotter and drier than it has been for long while. Lest we forget, last year we were bailing out tents and suffering wet and windy downpours. It seems hard to…
WHY DOES WINNING AWARDS MATTER?

07 JUN WHY DOES WINNING AWARDS MATTER?

In stepping up this week and last to the metaphysical podium, it’s no secret, especially to those who make, love and follow our small company’s cheese related stories, that we have scooped more than a handful of prizes at The Devon County Show and latterly at the British Cheese Awards…
SOMERSET DAY IS COMING

05 MAY SOMERSET DAY IS COMING

I’ll be perfectly honest, I married into Somerset.  Before that I just had it down as a pleasant place you passed through on the way to somewhere else.  It’s hard to imagine now, working at the Cheddar Gorge Cheese Co, how much my view of the world has changed. In…
DOWN ON THE FARM

16 APR DOWN ON THE FARM

There was a lowing mood down on the farm this week when we popped along to take a look at the ‘lovely girls’ who do the real hard work - so we can all enjoy the benefits. It was also a great chance for us to catch up with and…
PUTTING A SPRING IN OUR STEP

16 MAR PUTTING A SPRING IN OUR STEP

The weather is milder - well sometimes! and the crocuses are out. In Cheddar Gorge there is a hopeful note of Spring in the air. It may be something to do with the sap rising but we are embracing the need to get out and about. It started on Monday night…
Comfort Food is Calling

23 FEB COMFORT FOOD IS CALLING

Maybe it's just that time of year.  But it seems to me that comfort food is calling louder and clearer than at any other time. What does it mean for you?  And does that change throughout the year? While you might have that pizza feeling or, that sweet desire for…
BEATING THE JANUARY BLUES...PART TWO

29 JAN BEATING THE JANUARY BLUES...PART TWO

Whether you’re of the ‘dry’ January variety or not – and we can’t be talking about the weather, there’s some comfort in this poor little month stretching towards its gloomy end.  Even if you went away for a sunny break, by now you’ll be back with the overwhelming realisation that…
How to Beat the January Blues...Part One

19 JAN HOW TO BEAT THE JANUARY BLUES...PART ONE

As the New Year splutters into damp gloomy life, many of us are already dreaming of the holidays. Here in Cheddar Gorge, we are no different. Who wouldn’t swap a dull January for a place in the sun? There’s no doubt about it though, sometimes you can’t see the wood…
Somersetcool shows how it's done!

14 NOV SOMERSETCOOL SHOWS HOW IT'S DONE!

SOMERSETCOOL CHEESE FOR A DAY

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