Jan 9

Cheese Making and Academy Course at Kappacasein

Bringing Cheese Knowledge to Life


A new Academy of Cheese Level 1 course was run by Flavour Tastings at Kappacasein Dairy in London recently which enabled delegates to learn more about cheese in theory as well as in practice.  The course material was taught by Louisa at Flavour Tastings around several hands on cheesemaking sessions in a copper vat.  Bill at Kappacasein also explained how his fantastic cheeses were made and sold, giving a real-life example of artisan cheesemaking in the UK.  By the end of the day participants were able to sample a feta-like cheese that they had made themselves, and allowed them to really learn how cheese is made.

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Jul 4

Applebys Cheshire

Applebys Cheshire Cheese

Last weekend we went on the annual Speciality Cheesemakers farm trip and visited Hawkstone Farm in Shropshire, home of the famous Applebys Cheshire. This 3rd generation cheesemaker opened up their farm and dairy to us and explained how history, passion and science all come together to produce the best artisan Cheshire cheese around today.

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Jun 10

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Apr 15

Italian Cheese and Wine

Italian Cheese and Wine Tasting Guildford

Italy – land of so many wonderful foods!

We love the variety of cheeses that can be found in Italy as well as the gorgeous wines that can be put with them.   We recently ran an Italian tasting with the Surrey Wine School where we combined 6 cheeses with 6 wines.  The tasting began with a soft, buttery young cheese called Bel Paese which means ‘beautiful country’ and paired it with a fresh, dry Prosecco.  This light, inviting combination showed that Italy isn’t just about full bodied reds like Chianti or rugged strong cheeses like Parmesan (although we tried that later in the evening!).

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