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What’s in a name?

    There are 1000s of varieties of cheese, all with their own name ranging from the mundane to the utterly unique. The world’s second most popular cheese, Cheddar, originated in Cheddar Somerset. Proof that an uncomplicated name can lead to world domination! Nobody really knows when cheesemaking began. Most likely its practice started around Read More…



Peas and cheese please…

Home grown veg and homemade cheese  Spring has arrived at The Big Cheese Making Kit’s HQ! All around the city there are copious amount of crocuses, and a host of golden daffodils. On that perfect Edinburgh morning – sun in the sky, a chill in the air – it is ridiculously beautiful. This inspired us Read More…



It’s not you it’s us!

Hello! Has it really been four months since we last updated this? No news is good news eh? Well in this case: yes.  No news simply means we’ve been incredibly busy and there hasn’t been enough hours in the day to update you all. Let’s change that. We’ve borrowed some more hands and we’re going Read More…



New Start Business of the Year Award!

The Big Cheese Making Kit was named New Start Business of the Year at the fifth annual WeDo Scotland awards at the Sheraton Hotel in Edinburgh on Friday (22nd November 2013). The award recognises the achievements of company founder and entrepreneur Ailsa Proverbs in successfully developing and marketing a range of cheese making products aimed Read More…