Cropwell Bishop Stilton

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Origin: England
Region: Cropwell Bishop, Notts.
Made by: Cropwell Bishop Creamery
Type: Blue
Milk: Cow
Milk Treatment: Pasteurised
Coagulant: Vegetarian Rennet

There is some justification to Stilton’s reputation as the King of Cheese – it is gloriously rich and very recognisable. A wonderful cheese, not just for Christmas.

Characteristics: golden paste with fine ripples of veining; creamy with a nutty spicy blue flavour and a clean lasting tanginess.

Best with: can hold it’s own on any cheeseboard but particularly good with some port.