Tymsboro

Tymsboro was made by Mary Holbrook at Sleight Farm in Somerset, from the raw milk of her own mixed-herd goats. Mary sadly passed away earlier this year. 

Sleight Farm has now ceased production of Mary Holbrook’s wonderful cheeses. We will miss Tymsboro, Sleightlett, Cardo and Old Ford greatly, but also recognise that these cheeses were an expression of Mary’s personality and years of experience, and they will live on in our memories.




 

Tymsboro had a bright acidity when young, with savoury, meaty, mineral, and peppery flavours developing with age. It is amongst our saltier cheeses, but it had other powerful flavours in spades.


Location

Timsbury, Somerset

 

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Remembering Mary Holbrook 

Women in Cheese: a profile of cheesemaker Mary Holbrook

Sleight Farm on Film




 



This short 'farm-visit' film features cheesemaker Mary Holbrook at her farm near Bath in Somerset. Mary has her own herd of around a hundred home-bred goats, or 'the league of nations' as she calls them. As we follow her around the farm, the true depth of her knowledge and experience reveals itself. We hope you enjoy watching it.

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