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Origin: England
Region: Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Made by: Pete Humphries & Roger Longman, White Lake Cheese
Type: Hard
Milk: Goat
Milk Treatment: Raw
Coagulant: Vegetarian Rennet

A hard goat’s cheese, its maker Peter Humphries explains that Rachel is the namesake of his friend who, much like the cheese, is sweet, curvy and just a little bit nutty…

Chracteristics: brine-washed, golden rind with ivory paste; firm, smooth texture; sweet, nutty, rich.

Best with: match this Somerset cheese with a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc for a perfect pan-global pairing.