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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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RECIPE: Onion Bhajis with Colston Bassett Stilton

Onion Bhajis with Colston Bassett Stilton by Dipna Anand – Brilliant Resturant Ingredients 1 x Large or 2 x Medium Sized Potatoes ½ Medium sized Onion, finely chopped 4 x Green Finger Chillies, finely chopped or made into a paste 1 tbsp Ginger / Garlic Paste 150g Fresh Baby Spinach, finely chopped 110g Gram Flour ¼…

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Colston Bassett Judged Best Stilton

Nottinghamshire Cheesemaker Triumphs at Melton Artisan Cheese Fair Colston Bassett Dairy enjoyed a particularly successful Bank Holiday weekend, collecting the Best Stilton Cheese Award during the region’s annual Artisan Cheese Fair. Taking place on the 29th and 30th April, Melton Mowbray hosted the UK’s largest dedicated artisan cheese fair with over 500 cheeses entered into…

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Things to do in Nottinghamshire – Visit Us!

Warner Leisure Hotels has published an Interactive Map of places to visit and things to do in Nottinghamshire and we’re included on the list. Find out what else there is to do and see whilst you in the area… http://www.warnerleisurehotels.co.uk/hotels/thoresby-hall-hotel/local-attractions-in-nottinghamshire/index.aspx

Colston Bassett is the Nation’s Favourite!

Nottinghamshire Cheesemaker voted England’s Dairy Food Provider of the Year Colston Bassett Dairy is making space on the shelf for another trophy after being named the Food Awards England Dairy Provider of the Year. The latest food industry gong celebrates and rewards the very best in English food hospitality and its suppliers.   Simply the…

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Great Success at Great Taste

Colston Bassett Dairy is celebrating success this week following the announcement of this year’s Great Taste stars. The latest additions to the trophy cabinet include: Three stars for Stilton, and two stars for Shropshire Blue!   The Guild of Fine Food has announced the results of their annual Great Taste Awards. The acknowledged benchmark for…

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