Goat cheese enjoys a long tradition in many countries, according to Julia Büch, food and drink analyst at Mintel. But today, goat cheese trails distantly behind cow’s milk cheese in most of the Western world.
I enjoy going to the Speciality & Fine Food Fair to see what’s next in food trends. This yearly event in London showcases the latest offerings from food producers as diverse as Spanish sheep cheese makers, to baked kefir producers in Devon. This year, it was all about the sheep and goats in dairy, no […]
This week, 26 May – 1 June, is British Cheese Week, a nationwide campaign to raise the profile and the enthusiasm for British cheese. As part of the celebrations the British Cheese Awards were held on 27 May, and a full list of winners has now been announced. Rosary Garlic and Herb Goats Cheese was […]
From strong and stinky through to creamy and nuanced, the Midlands produces a superb selection of cheeses. On 16 April, Selfridges Birmingham department store opened a new artisanal cheese counter, with 70% of those offered being produced locally. Products selected include Colston Bassett, Berkswell and Double Worcester. There will also be a wide selection of traditional cheese board favourites such […]
The UK’s Department of Health is set to amend its regulations concerning infant milk formulations, after a consultation period. It is doing so in line with EU regulations. The Infant Formula and Follow-on Formula (England) Regulations 2007 will be amended as of 28 February, and will put into place EU rule changes allowing the use of goats’ milk protein […]
It is a common practice among people of the same profession to talk about their jobs when they all get together, and cheese makers are no different. However, cheese makers, particularly smaller ones, usually operate individually. As one cheese maker put it, “I look forward to the next valid opportunity to tear myself away from my vat.” Cheese making can be a lonely, frustrating business.