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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...

Study shows that cheese makes wine taste better

The next time someone gives you a quizzical look when sat on the sofa guzzling wine and scoffing cheese, you can now justifiably say 'I do it for science!' A study in The Journal of Food Science tested 31 subjects who tried a variety of wines on their own, and then again while nibbling cheese. In almost all cases they found that cheese made the wine taste even better and never made it taste worst. "In short," said lead researcher Mara Galmarini, Read More...

Cheese Puns. Where would we brie without you?

Cheese puns. How cheesy can they get? 1 2 3   4 5  7 6 7 8 9 10 What's your favourite cheese pun? Do let us know in the comments! Even better, nip over to our shop and see if you can come up with a pun for the cheeses you can make with our Kits! Read More...

Nacho cheese?

If you had to take a guess at what the most stolen item in the world is, what would you choose? Alcohol? Cars? My heart via Harrison Ford circa 1980? *swoon* Actually, it's none of the above. It is in fact, cheese. A report which surveyed 1000s of retailers across 43 countries showed that 4% of cheese went missing from shelves, making it an high risk item! "The reasons why are reasonably clear, including high demand, easy 'disposal' by thieves and small, mobile formats that make it Read More...

Cheese and Pickle mince pies? Yes please!

Many moons ago I worked in a factory that made mince pies for Christmas. We started making them in March of each year. My world was full of mince pies. I dreamt of mince pies. I couldn't stand to look at another mince pie. Until now. Ladies and Gentlemen, may I present to you the Cheese and Branston pickle mince pies available from Lily Vanilli. https://www.instagram.com/p/BbXP5stn3oA/ Filled with new potatoes, cheddar and Branston's world famous pickle, what's not to like? Feel free to tell us Read More...