What is rennet?

We often get asked what rennet is and how it fits into cheesemaking. The answer is that rennet is a vital part of cheesemaking and provides the difference between vegetarian and non-vegetarian cheeses.

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Our favourite cheese jokes

We love a good cheese joke and here are a few of our favourites

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Brilliant Blue Cheese

We talk about blue cheese, the wide variety of blue cheese available and how best to introduce yourself to blue cheese if it's not your favourite type of cheese. We suggest three of our favourites as an easy introduction into blue cheese that we don't think you'll be able to resist once you've started.

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Cheese of the week - Vintage Lincolnshire Poacher

This week's cheese of the week is the stunning Vintage Lincolnshire Poacher. Aged for a minimum of 18 months, Poacher has a cheddar like texture but a slightly fruitier flavour with hints of the big Alpine cheeses such as Cheddar and Comté. Made with unpasteurised milk and traditional rennet, this is a true British classic.

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Cheese of the week - Drunken Burt

We feature a new cheese each week both online and in our London shop and this week it is Drunken Burt

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Eating cheese while pregnant

We all love cheese but what kinds of cheese should you avoid while pregnant

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Travelling with cheese

We give our advice on travelling with cheese in the warm weather

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Making cheese - part 1

Our first experiences of making our own cheese

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How to store cheese

We talk about the best way to store cheese at home

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Why we love Langres

We talk about Langres, one of our favourite washed-rind cheeses

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