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Jonny Crickmore

A Visit to Fen Farm Dairy


A group of cheesemongers visit cheesemaker Jonny Crickmore of Fen Farm Dairy for a peek at the first raw milk vending machine in the UK.

Ask the Monger: What Cheese Do I Need to Try While in the UK?


I’m traveling to the UK. What cheese do I need to try? For anyone visiting the UK, especially for the first time, a West Country Cheddar is an absolute must-try! I recommend one from Keen’s or Montgomery’s, preferably aged around 14-18 months. Of course, another classic is a blue Stilton. I like the one from […]

In Queso You Missed It May 13th


Photo Credit @ThatCheesePlate Hey there, cheese friends… Wait, what are you doing still reading your phone in bed? It’s Mother’s Day! Today’s the day to bust out that brunch spread with plenty of cheese. We’ve got this week’s cheesiest news, so you can be the table’s resident turophile. Here’s what you may have missed this […]

Wine with Stilton

Four Wines to Pair with Stilton


If there’s a cheese deserving of a course all on its own, it just might be Stilton. In the UK, an old custom advises slicing the top off a wheel and upending a bottle of port into the paste, where it slowly drains through the fissures for two or three weeks. Yet even with a […]

Ripening Cheese - King Stone Dairy

Behind the Scenes with King Stone Dairy’s Rollright and La Fromagerie


On a cold, dreary February morning, the La Fromagerie team meet, ready to embark on a farm visit to King Stone Dairy, the makers of Rollright. At La Fromagerie, we’ve been selling Rollright since August 2015, when it first came to market, and it has been a staple favorite ever since. A short train journey […]

Cornish Kern

Cornish Kern, a British Masterpiece


Say hello to the best cheese in the world. At least, according to the judges at the 2017 World Cheese Awards—it beat out three thousand other wedges and wheels from 34 countries to snag the top spot. The pasteurized cow’s milk round is made using a traditional method for Gouda, but maker Lynher Dairies also […]