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 Read More…



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 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, Read More…



Mistaken identicheese.

Let’s not beat about here. This is what we’re here to discuss: A very confused man is attempting to return his open diced butternut squash because he thought it was a giant box of cubed cheese. — James Dator (@James_Dator) July 22, 2017 This sets the scene perfectly. One man goes to the store for 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 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 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 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 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 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% Read More…