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Colston Bassett Dairy Are Seeing Multiple Stars

Nottinghamshire’s esteemed cheesemaker awarded three Great Taste stars Colston Bassett Dairy is celebrating multiple star success, with their Shropshire Blue achieving the most coveted rating of three Great Taste stars. The world-renowned co-operative dairy’s Stilton also received one star. Made in the traditional way, using milk from local farms, this recognition adds to a long…

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RECIPE: Breaking Bread with Colston Bassett

Colston Bassett are encouraging everyone to celebrate the simple things in life – such as bread and cheese. Queen Elizabeth I hit the nail on the head when she exclaimed – “A meal of bread, cheese and beer constitutes the perfect food”! With these wise words in mind, Colston Bassett has created four seasonal recipes that celebrate…

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Colston Bassett Stilton Remains UK’s Favourite Blue Cheese

For the fourth time in five years, Colston Bassett Stilton has been named as one of the top three best British cheese brands available in speciality food shops nationwide. The 2017/18 second place announcement followed the annual ‘Best Brands’ survey carried out by the prestigious Guild of Fine Food. The results are compiled from thousands…

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The King of Cheese Has Found a New Leading Lady

Discover the Best Accompaniment for Your Stilton Widely known as the King of Cheeses, Colston Bassett Stilton has discovered a regal cohort to accompany him – The Bay Tree’s Rosemary & Gin Jelly. A Contemporary Twist for a Classic West Country preserves and condiments specialist, The Bay Tree, have consecutively won ‘Best Cheese Accompaniment’ at…

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Award winning Colston Bassett Stilton

Early Festive Gift for Colston Bassett

Colston Bassett Dairy is celebrating after their Blue Stilton was crowned Best Cheese in Show at the 2017 Newark & Nottinghamshire Christmas Primestock Show and Sale. The cheesemakers also took the top spot in the Traditional Stilton category. Judges Messrs, John Gent and James Sealy from Newark Agricultural Advisory Services sampled an impressive line-up of…

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Colston Bassett receives two stars for Stilton and Shropshire Blue

Colston Bassett Dairy is this week celebrating double two-star successes at the Great Taste Awards, for the cheese maker’s Stilton and Shropshire Blue cheeses.  Made in the traditional way, using milk from local farms, these latest accolades reiterate the outstanding quality of these multi-award winning British cheeses. Organised by the Guild of Fine Food, winning…

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International Medal Success for Colston Bassett

Tuesday 25th July saw the judging of the annual International Cheese Awards take place in Nantwich. This year was particularly special as 2017 marked the 120th anniversary of these prestigious awards. During the day, an expert panel of 250 judges tasted a record breaking 5,676 cheese entries from all around the globe. With such an…

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RECIPE: Caramelised Black Figs in Port with Colston Bassett Stilton Ice Cream

Caramelised Black Figs in Port with Colston Bassett Stilton Ice Cream by Nigel Haworth – Northcote, Lancashire Ingredients For the ice cream: 1 cup Colston Bassett Stilton, crumbled 1 cup heavy cream For the figs in port: 5 ripe black figs 1/8 cup Demerara sugar 1/4 cup unsalted butter 1/4 cup port 1/8 cup red…

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RECIPE: Black Vinegar Fried Wings with Colston Bassett Stilton Dipping Sauce

Black Vinegar Fried Wings with Colston Bassett Stilton Dipping Sauce by Jeremy Pang – School of Wok Chicken Wings Ingredients 20 x Chicken Wings 3 x Large Garlic Cloves (finely chopped) 2 tsps Ginger (finely chopped) Salt Pepper Vegetable Oil 1 tsp Toasted Sesame Seeds For the sauce: ½ tsp Salt 2 tsp soft brown…

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RECIPE: Sourdough Soup with Colston Bassett Stilton, Smoked Bacon, White Sausage and Soft Poached Egg

Sourdough Soup with Colston Bassett Stilton, Smoked Bacon, White Sausage and Soft Poached Egg by Damian Wawrzyniak – www.chefconsultant.co.uk Ingredients 400ml Herb Starter 150ml Water 80g Smoked Pork Belly 1 x White Sausage 120g Jersey Potatoes 4 Organic Eggs Sea Salt Pepper 14cm diameter Sourdough bread 1 x Flat Leaf Parsley Bunch 1 x Sweet Onion…

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