Little Rollright

Little Rollright

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

Minimum: 250g. 

Regular price £13.35
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Choose your preferred delivery date at checkout. As we use third party couriers we cannot guarantee the arrival day of your order but we will do our best to ensure that it arrives as close as possible to your chosen date. To be sure it arrives in time, we recommend choosing a date a couple of days ahead of when you would like to eat your cheese. 

milk type
Cow

ingredients
Pasteurised Cow's MILK, Salt, Cheese Cultures, Animal Rennet

coagulant
Animal Rennet

milk treatment
Pasteurised

location
Chedworth, Gloucestershire

milk source
Produced on-site

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milk type
Cow

ingredients
Pasteurised Cow's MILK, Salt, Cheese Cultures, Animal Rennet

coagulant
Animal Rennet

milk treatment
Pasteurised

location
Chedworth, Gloucestershire

milk source
Produced on-site

season
All year

average age
4-6 weeks

cheesemakers
David Jowett

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This washed-rind cheese is inspired by the famous Vacherin du Haut-Doubs which is made in the Jura mountains in eastern France.

Background

Since late 2019, David Jowett has been making his French-inspired washed-rind cheeses on Manor Farm in the Cotswold village of Chedworth, Gloucestershire. The farm's mixed herd of traditional Briti...

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Since late 2019, David Jowett has been making his French-inspired washed-rind cheeses on Manor Farm in the Cotswold village of Chedworth, Gloucestershire. The farm's mixed herd of traditional British breeds, including the Dairy Shorthorn, feed on pastures planted with plentiful clover and herbal leys, lending their milk an aromatic richness. Rollright is regularly washed in brine for three weeks, resulting in the thin orangey-coloured rind that surrounds the cheese's soft, buttery paste. The spruce band with which it is wrapped adds a note of pine to the cheese as well as holding it together as it ages.

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Our Work

When the cheese arrives with us, it is kept wrapped up in one of our cooler maturing rooms until it is ready to be sold.

Accompaniments

Rosebud Red Onion Port Marmalade
£5.25

Tracklements Fig Relish
£4.75

Serving Suggestions

Bake in the oven stuffed with slivers of garlic and fresh rosemary tips for 20 minutes.

FAQs

As a general rule of thumb, we would recommend roughly between 100 and 150 grams per person for after dinner, and a bit more if cheese is the focus of the meal. If you are buying cheese to serve over a couple of days or as part of a buffet, it is advisable to buy a few larger pieces. This will both look better and keep better than many small bits. To help visualise weights, a good tip is to consider that a regular supermarket pat of butter weighs between 200 and 250 grams. If you are at all unsure please give us a call for some advice.

The best option is to keep your cheese wrapped in its paper within a box in the fridge. This will prevent the cheese from drying out and absorbing other flavours. Your cheese will arrive wrapped in waxed cheese paper, which achieves the best possible balance between maintaining humidity around the cheese and allowing it to breathe. We are happy to provide some free extra cheese paper, just search for "cheese paper" and add it to your basket. We don't recommend cling film or foil as it can cause the cheese to sweat which will negatively affect the flavour.

Customer Reviews

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Nick Montagu
Wickedly indulgent

A delicious cheese, with a velvety creamy texture that could give any of the French soft cheeses a run for its money. A pronounced but not over-strong flavour which lingers on the palate as a reminder of a thoroughly enjoyable indulgence.

Hi Nick,
What a lovely description of Little Rollright! We're so glad to hear it was enjoyed. Thank you very much for taking the time to share your review.
Kind regards,
NYD

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Angus D. Birditt

Sweet heaven!

Hi Angus,
We couldn't be happier with your feedback! Thank you so much for sharing it with us.
Kind regards,
NYD

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Nadine Kingsley
Love love this little bite

Soft and creamy with a little bite good on crackers or toast ,with a glass of wine we enjoyed this cheese very much

Hi Nadine,
Thank you so much for sharing your feedback with us! We're delighted to hear that the Little Rollright went down well!
All the best,
NYD

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Jim Mc Ardle

Rollright cheese is absolutely delicious.cook it in the oven.
Unwrap the the paper make sure the box is secured, place it on a tray on which you have placed a piece of oven paper after thirty minutes it should be gooey, place it on a warm plate with either thin toast or thin cheese biscuits enjoy it whilst it is hot.
It’s much begtter than Camembert.
Andrew Mc Ardle

Hi Andrew,
Many thanks for your review and for sharing your serving suggestions! We're so happy to hear that the Little Rollright is enjoyed in so many ways!
Best wishes,
NYD

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Paula Harris
Unbelievable Neal’s Yard cheese

Fantastic service online with Neal’s Yard Dairy - my order arrived next day beautifully packed. The cheese selection was incredible as ever! Highly recommend- cheese from anywhere else just isn’t the same. Thanks guys!

Hi Paula,
Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us! We couldn't be happier to hear you've enjoyed your selection and the Little Rollright!
All the best,
NYD