Lots of exciting new things headed the cheesy1 way!

Good Evening Cheesy1’s, I hope that you all have had a relaxing and cheese filled festive season and now with the the remnants fading into the distant it is time to jump head first into 2018; and what a year it is going to be! I can’t reveal everything just yet but it starts with […]

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Merry Christmas and thank you for your support in 2017!

Good Afternoon Cheesy1’s, I’m sure that by now your homes are full of the festive cheer and the fridge fit to bursting with cheese. I’m sorry that posts have been a bit sparse at the end of the year but things have been busy in my cheesy world. I have lots of plans for the […]

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The day that changed my tastes to Roquefort

Good Morining Cheesy1, Yesterday while out at my local Costco they had a tasting of Roquefort cheese in particular the Roquefort Papillon Rouge. Now anybody that knows my cheesy likes knows that this doesn’t feature very high up. I appreciate the cheese and what it represents in place, prestige, tradition and the importance of the […]

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Lincolnshire Poacher – A truly traditional cross breed

  Good Afternoon Cheesy1’s, Today we are going to appreciate the raw milk cheese Lincolnshire Poacher from Ulceby, North Lincolnshire. It is an extremely popular and well known English cheese but I haven’t talked about it on my blog before. I will start with where I got this cheese and the example I have is […]

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Cheesy1 joins Instagram

Just a quick update Cheesy1’s that I have recently joined Instagram and you can follow me with the name jhbcheesy1. You can follow my travels, tastings, judging and everything else cheesy over on my Instagram. See you there! Cheesy1

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Ocean Brothers – Rowing in aid of the British Skin Foundation

For the next week & a half I’m dedicating my blog posts to the Ocean Brothers from Lymington. The reason behind this is because I’m volunteering my time to help them at the 2017 Boat Show to raise funds for their aid in rowing the Atlantic. The trip from Gran Canaria to Barbados is over […]

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Quickes forges partnership with Cornish Sea salt

  Good Evening Cheesy1’s, This week I learnt of some exciting developments at Quickes farm and that is from this month they will be using Cornish sea salt. Through a testing & ageing period of several years they have finally opted to switch to this naturally harvested product. This is the single largest change to […]

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A visit to the foodies paradise of Ludlow Food Centre

Good Afternoon Cheesy1’s What a glorious Afternoon it is as well because the sun has got its best hat on today and Summer has returned; but for how long! When I visited Ludlow Food Centre it certainly wasn’t Summer but extremely wet. Only a short 10 minute journey from the Fishmore Hall Hotel where I […]

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Cheesy1 Judges at the International Cheese Awards 2017

Good Afternoon Cheesy1’s, Today I’m recapping my first time experience of the International Cheese Awards in Nantwich, Cheshire. On Tuesday 25th July 2017 over 250 cheese aficionados from across the country & Globe gather for the worlds largest cheese awards and for two days live in cheesy heaven. The show had its 120th year in […]

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Norton’s Soft Cheeses a delicious delight

Good Afternoon Cheesy1’s, Today I have the pleasure of introducing you to Norton’s Dairy which produces deliciously rich & smooth dairy products from yogurt to soft cheese. Since 1946 Norton’s have been dairy-farming but what makes them unique is that they use robotic milking so the cows choose when to be milked and every cow […]

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