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Our Cheeses Really Are that Good!

We recently received feedback from Mrs W in Cheshire and we loved it so much we wanted to share it with...well… EVERYONE. So here it is in its entirety! 'I wanted to write to give some feedback re the Vegan cheese-making kit which I bought for a friend who has newly become Vegan.  I must admit, he was rather sceptical when he saw the gift (thought it might not taste too good!) but he has made the Parmesan and the Mozzarella Read More...

Veganism Hits The High Street

Far from being a 'fashionable bandwagon' as some claim, the record numbers of people moving to a Vegan lifestyle shows that this may simply be the future happening today. Nothing shows this as much as the glut of High Street stores offering Vegan options. It's simple economics: if there wasn't a market, there wouldn't be products. Recently we had Greggs launched a Vegan Sausage Roll and whether you're Vegan or not you're likely to have heard about them, Sticking with the food theme, Read More...

Easier to be ethically cool in 2019?

More and more people are moving towards a Vegan lifestyle, with over 300'000 signing up for Veganuary alone in 2019. Those on a plant based diet are now not only looking at what they're eating, but also what they're wearing. Los Angeles is hosting the world's first Vegan Fashion Week next month. This 4 day event is 'is designed to empower conscious brands and humans globally with an elevated platform for achievement, inspiration, and discovery.' Autumn ‘14 Quilted Jumper featuring the Read More...

Veganuary

What is Veganuary? Veganuary was launched in 2014 to encourage people to try vegan for January. Last year near 170,000 people took the pledge! Pledge? What pledge? When you sign up you'll get daily emails containing recipes, meal plans and tips, such as where to get your nutrients and how to stock your cupboards. You'll also get information about the impact of what we eat on our health, animals and the environment. And you'll be the first to hear about appeals, vegan Read More...
Cheese plate, red wine, grapes

Mulled wine cheese

So you like Christmas. You like cheese. And you like mulled wine. If only there was a way to combine them all. Wait. There is! Merry Christmas taste buds! Those fine folk at Wensleydale have created Deluxe Wensleydale Winter Punch which sees lovely Wensleydale with cranberries soaked with mulled wine. It's available to buy at Lidl. Read More...

How to say cheese in different languages.

We're a global community. We live in a world of cheap flights. The chances of you travelling are high. Though are you ready to explore? Are you really ready? Have you covered the important things? And no, I don't mean knowing where your travel documents, cash or credit cards are. I don't mean knowing where your Airbnb is, or if you've left a contact number with loved ones. None of the above are important. What I want to know is can you say 'cheese' in a Read More...

Mistaken identicheese.

Let's not beat about here. This is what we're here to discuss: https://twitter.com/James_Dator/status/888879298349867009?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E888879298349867009&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sbnation.com%2Flookit%2F2017%2F7%2F24%2F16019286%2Fsquash-cheese-grocery-store This sets the scene perfectly. One man goes to the store for groceries, the other goes because butternut squash isn't cheese. Now, most of us are aware the butternut squash isn't cheese, but the store assistant tried to be helpful: https://twitter.com/James_Dator/status/888879666148331521 The customer says it wasn't clearly labelled. Which is fair enough. https://twitter.com/James_Dator/status/888879837116588032?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E888879837116588032&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sbnation.com%2Flookit%2F2017%2F7%2F24%2F16019286%2Fsquash-cheese-grocery-store Our hero suggests otherwise. The store offered a refund. https://twitter.com/James_Dator/status/888880731988140034?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E888880731988140034&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sbnation.com%2Flookit%2F2017%2F7%2F24%2F16019286%2Fsquash-cheese-grocery-store The customer wanted cheese. Cheap cheese! https://twitter.com/James_Dator/status/888881180879269889?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E888881180879269889&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sbnation.com%2Flookit%2F2017%2F7%2F24%2F16019286%2Fsquash-cheese-grocery-store He wanted cheap cheese AND he had guests Read More...

Gingerbread Stilton

Happy nearly Christmas everyone. We know it's nearly Christmas not by the old fashioned ways (looking at calendars / the crazed look in our children's eyes) but by the release of Christmas cheeses! Today's festive take is Gingerbread Stilton. There's even a wee Gingerbread man on show! Robyn Figueira, Buying Manager at Ocado, says that 'Gingerbread and cheese might seem like a strange mix at first, but thanks to the white stilton’s clean and fresh taste, this flavour combination really works.' So Gingerbread Stilton. Read More...

Gin flavoured cheese

It's been the Christmas of innovative (odd?) cheese flavour combinations. Prosecco flavoured cheese? Check Chocolate orange cheese? Check. Cheese and Pickle mince pies? Check and check. Now, thanks to the wonderful people at The Cheshire Cheese Company  we have the Gin and Lemon Cheshire Cheese! Described as ' a masterful balance of Gin and Lemons with our award winning Creamy Cheshire cheese results in a totally unique and incredibly tasty Cheese blend' this cheese won Bronze at the recent International Cheese Awards. Would you give it a Read More...

Chocolate Orange Cheese

It's been the season of odd cheese combinations. Firstly, who could forget the genius that is Prosecco flavoured Wensleydale?             Then days later the Cheese and Pickle Mince Pie landed. And now we have the champion of them all. No need to have the 'cheese, chocolate or fruit for pudding' conundrum because now you can do all three! Available now from ASDA is chocolate orange cheese! Apparently, it's 'really creamy, with sweet chocolate chips and zesty orange!' What combination of cheese and (insert random food stuff here) Read More...