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Organic Dale End Cheddar 250g

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A herd of Dairy Shorthorn cows work hard to produce the creamy milk at Old Botton Farm parlour, which is then taken to their Creamery, less than half a mile away.  They leave the milk unpasteurised to give the cheese it’s unique taste of the varied grasses found in Botton Village fields. 

Hand-made at Botton Village Creamery made with vegetarian rennet,  matured on wooden shelving and lovingly turned and washed by people we support.

Dale End cheddar is traditional cloth bound cheddar which is aged for a minimum of six months.  It has a tangy and citrus like taste with a long lasting flavour.  A wonderful cheddar that gets the taste buds at the back of your mouth tingling.

Handmade at Botton Village Creamery, a Camphill Community, Alistair and his team support adults with learning a other disabilities to develop skills and knowledge in traditional cheese-making methods. 

TRADITIONAL METHODS

Award-winning artisan cheeses are manufactured by hand using the traditional craftsmanship of a skilled cheesemaker. As a result, Botton’s cheeses are often more complex in taste.

All of Botton's cheeses are produced with the raw milk of their Shorthorn and Ayrshire herd.

The creamery has been running since the mid-1970s and was taken over by Alastair Pearson in June 2010. Alastair has been making cheese since 2007, learning the art of cheese making at a biodynamic farm in Germany.

Community members get involved in all aspects of the cheese-making process from stirring the milk in the vat, filling the moulds and the ripening process