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Yorkshire Blue

Yorkshire Blue
Photo Credit: Shepherds Purse
  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: England and United Kingdom

  • Region: North Yorkshire, England

  • Family: Blue

  • Type: soft, artisan, blue-veined

  • Texture: creamy and spreadable

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: pale yellow

  • Flavour: buttery, mild, sweet

  • Aroma: strong

  • Vegetarian: yes

  • Producers: Shepherds Purse

Yorkshire Blue is a traditional, vegetarian, blue cheese made from 100% Yorkshire cow’s milk. When launched in 1995, Yorkshire Blue was Shepherds Purse’s first blue and first cow’s milk cheese.

Handcrafted, the cheese is matured over a period of 8 weeks during which the cheese is turned one at a time to ensure uniform blue veining and creaminess.  Upon ripening, the cheese is buttery, sweet and mild in flavour. Extended ageing will give the Yorkshire Blue a more pronounced flavour, but it will always remain mild & creamy. This moist and spreadable cheese can be crumbled or melted into soups, sauces and baking dishes.

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Jan 18, 2015
#RitzyKitchen - Broccoli soup finished with Yorkshire blue cheese and Artisan Baguette - £5. Take that winter!
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