Cornish Yarg

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Origin:                     England          Region:                   Liskeard, Cornwall
Made by:                Mike Horrell
Type:                        Hard
Milk:                        Cow
Milk Treatment:  Pasteurised
Coagulant:           Vegetarian Rennet

Wrapped in nettle leaves to give the cheese a subtle tang, yarg gets its name from spelling Gray backwards, the surname of the couple who in the 1980s discovered a medieval recipe for the cheese.

Characteristics: Dark green nettle binding; sweet, tangy, herbaceous flavour.

Best with: its makers provide a delicious pumpkin and yarg soup recipe here.