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Neal’s Yard Dairy

Nicholas Saunders was a pioneer of the wholefood movement and the man behind the development of Neal’s Yard in Covent Garden. Set up in 1979, Saunders helped to finance a whole food empire in a dilapidated Covent Garden courtyard that…

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Yarra Valley Dairy

Jack Holman has been making cheese at The Yarra Valley Dairy for 19 years. On a trip to India 25 years ago, Jack met three third-generation French cheesemakers whilst on his travels. After visiting their farm in Southern France and…

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Located just outside of Amsterdam, L’Amuse began back in 1989 when cheese store owners Betty Koster and husband Martin began collaborating with several Dutch cheese producers in the Beemster and Schermer region.  Like many of the world’s greatest cheeses, this…

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In 1978, three small dairy units were built in response to increased milk production in the Basque Country: SICA Esna (Macaye), Baiguramendi (Irissary) and Baigorry. Beginning in 1982, the 3 units combined to form the Berria Cooperative, improving milk collection efficiency. Onetik, the Macaye…


Delicious Cashel Blue Tartlet

When it comes to entertaining we simply can’t get enough of these blue cheese tartlets made with our favourite Irish farmhouse cheese, Cashel Blue INGREDIENTS ½ cup Dominio Di Bagnoli White Polenta1 tsp Tasman Sea Salt300 ml water30 Simon Johnson…

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In the south of France, a village of Aveyron gave its name to Roquefort: Roquefort-sur-Soulzon. It’s within this unique framework that all AOP Roquefort is made. The rock of Combalou against which this village is built, collapsed years ago, giving…

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Marcel Petite

The Comté of Marcel Petite is one of the region’s most brilliant images, a testament to the beauty of the Jura and the strength of its people. HISTORY In a land of long, harsh winters, villagers and farmers formed cooperatives…

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Jasper Hill Farm

Jasper Hill is a working dairy farm with an on-site creamery in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. An underground ageing facility maximises the potential of cheeses made by the creamery, as well as those made by other local producers. Mateo…

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Quicke’s Traditional

The Quicke’s family have owned the land at Newton st Cyres, Devon for over fourteen generations. Employing over 40 staff from herdsmen and cheesemakers to finance and marketing, generation after generation they have toiled and tilled and tended, nurturing the…