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Buy British Cheese Christmas Selection

With restaurants and pubs only tentatively starting to open, British cheesemakers are striving to get back on track after an incredibly challenging year and are still facing an uncertain outlook. By purchasing the Buy British Cheese Christmas Selection, you will play a vital role in helping to support family cheesemaking businesses and to preserve the time-honoured cheesemaking traditions that may otherwise be lost.

The cheeses in this month's selection are perfect Christmas treats. Lincolnshire Poacher is a family favourite, sweet, dense and incredibly more-ish. The woody notes in the Little Rollright, influenced by its spruce binding, conjure up memories of Christmas trees and open fireplaces. And Sparkenhoe Blue, only available as part of this selection, is a new and exciting cheese to herald what we all hope will be a positive start to 2021.

As recommended by Good Housekeeping.

Scroll down for details on the individual cheeses.

Also available as this month's selection in the Neal's Yard Dairy Subscription, with a discount on the selection price. Click here for the subscription page.

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This month's selection contains the three delicious cheeses listed below accompanied by a packet of Sheridan's Brown Bread crackers and weighs a minimum of 885g.

Sparkenhoe Blue

milk type
Cow

coagulant
Animal Rennet

milk treatment
Raw

A rich and savoury blue cheese with a chewy texture and very fine threads of blue running through its crisp white paste.

 

Lincolnshire Poacher

milk type
Cow

coagulant
Animal Rennet

milk treatment
Raw

West Country Cheddar meets Comté in this cheese, which typically boasts a smooth, densely creamy texture and flavours that can range from rich, savoury and brothy to long, sweet and almost pineapple-like.

 

Little Rollright

This small version of Rollright is perfect for baking. A washed rind soft and oozing cow's milk cheese, wrapped in a band of spruce bark, the texture is soft and glossy, and the flavour milky, with substantial woody notes and a hint of peanut.

Minimum: 250g. 


Brown Bread Crackers

These crackers are made with four traditional Irish ingredients, including buttermilk, to impart the distinctive Irish Brown Bread taste. At Sheridans the ingredients are strikingly simple and sourced in close proximity to the bakery itself. They use flour stone-ground at Macroom Oatmeal Mills, butter from Bandon Co-op and buttermilk produced by the Cronin family from Belgooly; all in County Cork.

Ingredients: 

Wholemeal wheat flour (50%), buttermilk, butter, sea salt (may also contain traces of nuts). 

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