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  • Gloucester Bomb

    Posted in Gimblett’s Guide to the Best of British Cheese on Sep 28, 2020.

    As the three-kilo cheese left my fingertips I realised I had made a serious mistake. It would have been prudent to check the woods either side of the fifty-metre strip of perilously steep pasture prior to launch. The cheese started with a short roll, hopped from a tuft, then quickly gathered pace down the 40% gradient, bouncing in increasingly long, high arcs; a golden projectile cartwheeling on a collision course towards an elderly couple and their spaniel who had just emerged from the trees. If it were ten-pin bowling I could not have aimed better.

    Pam and I had spent the previous day with...

  • King Stone Dairy

    Posted in Gimblett’s Guide to the Best of British Cheese on Jun 17, 2019.

    Whilst David Jowett’s youth may belie his substantial experience, the quality of his unique creations does not.

  • Hampshire Cheeses

    Posted in Gimblett’s Guide to the Best of British Cheese on May 22, 2019.

    Hampshire cheeses is a model for aspiring artisan cheese producers, as well as a wake-up call to the producers of Normandy.