Competition time!

Who doesn’t like winning things? Who doesn’t like cheesy pop songs? If only there was a way to combine these two glorious things… Well now there is! To be in with a chance to win one of our magnificent The ULTIMATE Cheese Making Kit’s (rrp £36) tell us your ULTIMATE Cheesy Pop Song. It’s as simple as that! Read More…



The Ultimate Cheese Making Kit

It has landed!  The newest and most exciting cheese making kit in the world: The ULTIMATE Cheese Making Kit!The ULTIMATE (you have to say it like the voice over on The X-Factor!) makes eight varieties of cheese: Mozzarella, Ricotta, Halloumi, Goat’s Cheese, Scottish Crowdie, Queso Blanco, Labneh and Paneer. Cheese lovers unite, your prayers have been answered!It Read More…



The Farm Shop & Deli Show

We exhibited at one of our favourite shows recently,  the Farm Shop & Deli Show that’s held yearly in Birmingham. It’s always a lovely show to exhibit at and great opportunity for us to meet our wonderful retailers and to make new friends! It’s a long journey from Edinburgh to Birmingham, but worth every mile. We drove Read More…



Why make cheese?

Cheese making is fast, simple, and fun. Here’s a few reasons why cheese makers love what they do!   For starters there’s nothing more likely to impress friends or family than being able to serve them delicious homemade cheese. Cheese made by you, with your own hands, in your own kitchen!   Not everybody wants additives and Read More…



Burns Night

Robert Burns was born on the 25th of January, 1759. He was witty, unbridled creatively, and driven. He believed in equality and could not stomach hypocrisy. He was a fiercely proud Scot. All of these virtues have become ingrained in what it is to be Scottish, and are the reasons why we celebrate his birthday each year. Read More…



Tweet to eat

We’ve had some truly fantastic pictures sent in over the past few weeks. It seems like Santa was very generous with his Big Cheese Making Kits this year. We’ve added lots of your photos to our Your Cheesy Snaps. Is yours there? Just after Christmas, one of our lovely Twitter followers, Amber Smith, sent us a Read More…



Whey to go!

One of our lovely Twitter followers, @Reddoorgarden, recently pondered the use of the whey from their cheese making. A retweet later and The Big Cheese Community was offering advice on different ways to use leftover whey. This seemed a good idea for a blog post. Whey: what is it? Whey is a liquid by-product of Read More…



Your Cheesy Christmas Snaps

Happy New Year lovely cheese makers! For our first blog of 2015, we thought we’d have a look at some of the wonderful photos  you’ve sent in over the festive season.     @becsimms: Santa (@spellstef) got me a goats cheese making kit for Christmas! Can’t wait to try it out…     @wee_sweetie: Sister LOVES her Read More…