List of Cheeses
The following cheeses are usually available in our cheese counter. We sometimes have other cheeses in store that are guest cheeses and therefore are not always in stock. If there is something that you would like and it isn’t listed here then we will either try to get it in for you or suggest a good alternative.
Gift hampers can be made up using a selection of cheese and other items.
Orders can be emailed or telephoned through. Local delivery may be possible. Please ask for details.
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Hard Cows Cheese
Name of Cheese Description Price
Appleby’s Cheshire A traditional cheese which comes wrapped in cloth. It is moist and crumbly £2.25 per 100g
with a clean zesty flavour. U
Applewood Smoked A cheddar that is smooth, smoked in flavour and coated in paprika. P V £1.60 per 100g
Black Bomber This Award Winning extra mature cheddar is from the Snowdonia Cheese £1.95 per 100g
Company in Wales. Smooth and creamy in texture it is demandingly moreish! P V
Chewton Farmhouse This one year old medium strength traditional cheddar is made by hand at £1.85 per 100g
Cheddar Ford Farm in Dorset. P V
Comte AOC A fine rinded mountain cheese from the Jura region of France made to a traditional £2.25 per 100g
1000 year old recipe. Smooth textured, creamy and nutty in flavour with small holes.
Comte is hand-made all year round from milk obtained from cattle which graze on the
pine-fringed lush mountain slopes. It is fine and smooth with a rich fullness of flavour. U
Cornish Yarg Cornish Yarg is unique! Made by hand and wrapped in nettles it has a firm yet £2.25 per 100g
crumbly texture and a mild but distinctive taste. A lovely looking cheese for the
cheese board! P V
Dorset Red This delicious cheese from Ford Farm in Dorchester makes the perfect treat for any £1.75 per 100g
occasion. Cold-smoked over oak chips for a distinctive smooth, mellow and smoky
flavour. Dorset Red has a deep amber colour, due to the addition of annatto, a
commonly used natural colouring which gives it a similar appearance to a Red Leicester. P V
Emmental: Our cave aged Emmental from Switzerland has been aged for a minimum of 14 £2.50 per 100g
Kaltbach Cave Aged months in natural sandstone caves that reach deep into the Santenberg Hill.
Emmental AOP Emmental has a mild and nutty flavour and is firm yet silky in texture. Its distinctive
holes are created by gases trapped in the cheese during its six month maturation.
It is essential for Fondue. U
Godminster Organic Encased in a burgundy wax this distinctive cheddar like cheese is smooth, strong £2.50 per 100g
Cheddar and creamy. P O V
Gruyere: A traditional hard, unpasteurised mountain cheese from Switzerland. It has a £2.55 per 100g
Le Cret Gruyere AOP complex flavour, full of sweet caramel notes and a richness and nuttiness.
It has been matured for twelve months. U
Hereford Hop An usual looking cheese encrusted with toasted hops. Made near Worcester £1.70 per 100g
it has a super pronounced flavour and silky smooth curd. Another of our Best Sellers
and definitely one to be tried! P V
Jarlsberg Smooth and rounded in taste this sweet and nutty cheese from Norway has distinctive £1.65 per 100g
round holes. It is an Iconic cheese made to a secret Norwegian recipe.
Great for melting when cooking. P
Lancashire Tasty A tangy cheese with the traditional crumbly texture. V £1.65 per 100g
Mimolette Resembling a pitted cannonball mimolette is a hard cheese from France. £2.50 per 100g
Guest Cheese It was Banned from America due to the mites that are intentionally added as part of
the process. Its flesh is vivid orange in colour and it has a slightly honeyed taste. P
Montgomery This famous traditional cheddar is aged for over 12 months. It is a superb tasting £2.25 per 100g
Cheddar unpasteurised cheese which often has blue veining running through it. U
Morbier AOC This interesting semi firm cheese is from the Jura mountains in France. It is made in two £1.85 per 100g
layers with a charcoal streak through the centre. It is soft but firm with a mild flavour.
Be warned as it is one of our smellier cheeses!! U
Old Amsterdam This hard cheese is an 18 month aged Gouda from Holland. It is smooth, rich and creamy. £2.50 per 100g
It offers a beautiful depth of sweet and savoury flavours. P
Old Winchester One of only a limited selection of cheeses matured for around 16 months to produce a firm, £2.55 per 100g
hard cheese with a nutty flavour. P V
Parmiggiano Reggiano Only Reggiano is true parmesan!! This genuine 2 year old parmesan is a hard cheese £2.45 per 100g
from Italy. It is commonly grated over pasta dishes, stirred into soups and risotto’s and
eaten on its own. U
Raclette Raclette is a traditional cheese from the Savoie region of France. It is also produced in £1.65 per 100g
Switzerland. It gets its name from the word ‘racler’ which means to scrape and describes
the way it is usually eaten – melted and scraped off onto hot boiled potatoes & served
with cold meat and gherkins. Absolutely delicious in the winter months!! P
Single Gloucester Made by Charles Martel – the maker of stinking bishop – in Dymock. Single Gloucester £2.50 per 100g
although classed as a hard cheese is more soft and creamy in texture than cheddar.
It has a natural mouldy rind and can only be made on Gloucestershire farms which
have a pedigree herd of Old Gloucester cows. P
Tome de Savoie AOC This semi-firm cheese is made in the valley of Savoie in the French Alps. Using skimmed £2.00 per 100g
milk it is one for your waistline! Covered in a natural mould it has a nutty, slightly earthy
Vignotte This popular rich triple cream farmhouse cheese is made in France. It is a semi-firm £2.15 per 100g
cheese, buttery in texture with a soft natural rind and a fresh, clean flavour. At 75% fat
it is not one for the waistline! P
Vintage Cheddar Gorge From ‘The Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company’ this robust, mighty strong cheese has £1.95 per 100g
been described as “itchy roof of the mouth stuff”. Certainly once tasted, the strong flavour
develops in the mouth and will linger for some time. “How cheddar cheese used to taste”.
Matured in cloth for a minimum of 16 months, this vintage cheddar is allowed to develop
Wensleydale Special Aged for up to 6 months producing a fuller, deeper and mature flavour. £1.65 per 100g
Reserve Yorkshire It has a creamy crumbly texture. P V
Westcombe Cheddar This is the flagship cheese from Westcombe Dairy in Evercreech Somerset. £1.85 per 100g
PDO Aged for 11-18 months it is made using unpasteurised cow’s milk from their Holstein
Friesian herd. It has a deep complex flavour with a mellow lactic tang and long notes
of citrus, hazelnut and caramel. The texture is structured and firm, with a smooth
breakdown that keeps the flavours lingering on your palate. This cheese is often called
a ‘five mile Cheddar’, as you’re still tasting it five miles down the road! U
Wyfe of Bath This local cheese from The Bath Soft Cheese Company is succulent, nutty and creamy. £2.15 per 100g
It is made by placing the curd in cloth lined baskets, it retains the basket shape and has
a soft light caramel colour. Wyfe of Bath takes its name from Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales
and, like the tale, when you cut into a Wyfe of Bath you will get a taste old England. P O