WINE, CIDER OR BEER? Choice accompaniment for your cheese.

04 DEC WINE, CIDER OR BEER? CHOICE ACCOMPANIMENT FOR YOUR CHEESE.

With the cheese season well and truly underway, our thoughts turn to the beautiful meals, banquets and super snacks we will be serving and hopefully enjoying through the dark nights and long festive evenings.Matching and pairing your cheese with a perfectly balanced accompanying drink not only makes sense, but it…
LET THE MAGIC OF THE MARKET BEGIN

09 NOV LET THE MAGIC OF THE MARKET BEGIN

There’s something wonderful fundamentally human about a market. They can happen just about everywhere there are people. They happen in war zones and affluent towns. They happen in the desert and in the city. ‘Take that cow to market!’, Jack was emphatically instructed, although the beans were not an intended…
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…
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