Basiron’s Black Lemon’s dark color, smooth dairy and refreshing taste of lemon and lime will stand out on any cheese plate! A gouda style cheese with notes of fresh lemon, verbena leaf and liquorice root; enriched with vitamin D and a finishing touch of charcoal.
Hand made by Benedictine monks from the Abbaye de Saint-Benoît-du-Lac in Quebec. The Abbaye's skilled cheese makers have been crafting blue cheese since 1943, starting with blue ERMITE. Today, more than a dozen varieties of cheese are made at the Abbaye.
This semi-soft blue-veined cheese is made from pasteurized milk and aged for 6 months in the Abbaye de Saint-Benoît-du-Lac’s ripening rooms. A sweet mild blue with a delicate smokey flavour. The smoking process gives the cheese a slightly woody taste that pairs well with the acidity of the blue veining.
Saint Agur is a blue cheese made from pasteurized cow's milk in the village of Beauzac from the mountainous French region of Auvergne. Since 1988, the Bongrain Cheese Company has been manufacturing this cream enriched cheese with 60% butterfat. On account of the high fat content, it certifies as a double-cream cheese. Also, because of its high butter fat content it is easily spreadable and melts well.
Stilton is known as 'The King of English cheeses’. It has Protected Designation of Origin status, meaning it can only be made in the counties of Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, and Leicestershire to a specified recipe. The milk must come from the three counties and must be pasteurised before use. The cheese must be allowed to form its own crust, can only be made in a cylindrical shape, must never be pressed and must have the magical blue veins for which Stilton is famed radiating from the centre of the cheese.
A decadent triple cream, Chateau de Bourgogne is a Burgundian cheese that is a not too distant cousin to Brillat Savarin. If there ever was a sophisticated party cheese this is it. It is so delicate, soft and creamy, it yields a shot of butter and a dash of salt on the tongue before vanishing! It is perfectly paired with Champagne and sparkling wines.
Burrata means "buttered" in Italian. The cheese originated in the Apulia region of Italy known for sheep farming and agriculture. a fresh cheese made from a mix of mozzarella and cream. The outside thin shell is a pasta filata curd made of cow's milk mozzarella while the insides contain a soft, stringy mixture of curd and fresh cream.
The taste of Burrata goes well with salads, crusty bread, and prosciutto, fresh tomatoes with olive oil and with spaghetti.
Caciocavallo is a cow's milk cheese traditionally produced throughout Southern Italy, particularly in the Apennine Mountains Dating back to the 14h century it is thought to be a descendant of the first cheeses ever made in ancient Roman times. Shaped like a tear-drop, it is similar in taste to the aged Southern Italian Provolone cheese, with a hard edible rind.