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The Gourmet Cheese Detective Blog is my mini-journal about Gourmet Cheese. It lets you know whenever any new Web pages appear about new cheese reviews, new wine and cheese party ideas etc. etc. - and keeps you up-to-date with postings and news about what is going on in the world of artisanal, gourmet cheesedom!



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Cheese Website Links and Best Cheese Blogs

The Gourmet Cheese Detective’s list of cheese website links and recommended cheese and general food blogs, for further information and entertainment about cheese.

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World Champion Cheese Trolley at Cadogan Hotel Restaurant London

A new World Champion Cheese Trolley is available in the restaurant of the Cadogan Hotel in London offering 14 Super Gold award-winning cheeses and the chance to pair cheese with beer.

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Gorgonzola Lasagne Recipe, with Beef, Ingredients, Cook’s Tip, Instructions

This Gorgonzola Lasagne Recipe with West Country Beef includes full ingredients, instructions, and a cook’s tip, for enjoying a classic Italian cheese dish.

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Gorgonzola Focaccia Sandwich Recipe

This Gorgonzola Focaccia Sandwich recipe combines with Scotch Sirloin Steal and includes full ingredients, instructions, and a cook’s tip, for enjoying a twist on a classic Italian cheese dish.

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Gorgonzola

Gorgonzola is one of the best known of the Blue Cheeses along with Roquefort. Gorgonzola is a cow's milk Italian cheese, crumbly, creamy, moist and buttery.

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Denhay Dorset Drum Cheddar, West Country Farmhouse British Cheese

The Denhay Dorset Drum Cheddar British cheese is a West Country Farmhouse Cheddar made in a mini truckle with a smooth creamy character and a nutty rounded flavour.

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Cheese Restaurants in France, England, Spain, Thailand, Australia, Estonia

Around the world there are several cheese restaurants, whose menus specialise in cheese dishes, including restaurants in France, England, Spain, Australia, Estonia and Thailand.

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The Perfect Christmas Cheeseboard

Making the Perfect Christmas Cheeseboard has been made easier by some advice from Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses, who suggest keeping it simple with one hard cheese, one soft cheese and one blue cheese.

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Storing Cheese to Protect Its Flavor and Protect Your Investment!

Storing cheese properly is vital to protect its flavor, and this page on Gourmet Cheese Detective gives advice on cheese paper, and tips on storing fresh cheese, goats cheese and other cheeses.

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Gruyere Swiss Mountain Cheese

Gruyere Swiss Mountain Cheese is a milky cheese with a nutty flavor that is ideal both for cooking and for cheese boards.

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Squacquerone Quiche with Pan-fried Asparagus and Guanciale Recipe

This Squacquerone Quiche with Pan-fried Asparagus and Guanciale Recipe from the Emilia Romagna region of Italy also uses parmesan cheese and the Italian unsmoked bacon known as Guanciale.

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Sformato with Fossa Cheese Fondue Recipe

This Sformato with Fossa Cheese Fondue Recipe from the Emilia Romagna region of Italy also uses Squacquerone cheese, fresh cream, and butter.

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Ratatouille with Squacquerone Cheese Recipe

This Ratatouille with Squacquerone cheese recipe is from the Emilia Romagna region of Italy and also uses courgette, aubergine, bell peppers and an onion.

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Gorgonzola Risotto with Scallops Recipe

This Gorgonzola Risotto with Scallops Recipe includes full ingredients and instructions for enjoying a classic Italian cheese dish using Isle Of Man Queenies.

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Culatello Risotto in a Parmesan Basket Recipe

This Culatello Risotto in a Parmesan Basket Recipe is from the Emilia Romagna region of Italy and as well as Parmigiano Reggiano cheese uses Culatello, a traditional form of Proscuitto.

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Parmesan and Asparagus Tart Recipe

This very simple and savoury Parmesan and Asparagus Tart recipe uses Parmigiano Reggiano, pesto, mascarpone cheese, and pastry sheets

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Blue Cheese Relaunch by Shepherds Purse for Alex James

August sees a blue cheese relaunch when Shepherds Purse cheeses of Thirsk in Yorkshire relaunch the Blue Monday cheese made by Alex James at the Big Feastival, founded by Alex James and Jamie Oliver.

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Gourmet Cheese - A No-Nonsense Guide to Everything About Cheese

The cheese lover's guide to gourmet cheese. Facts, common sense advice and recommendations from the Gourmet Cheese Detective.

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The Big Cheese Festival and Great Cheese Race in Caerphilly in 2013

The Big Cheese Festival in Caerphilly in Wales in 2013 includes the traditional Great Cheese Race, fireworks, a funfair and lots of other family entertainment celebrating Caerphilly's historic cheese.

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Artisan Cheese Fair in Melton Mowbray 2013

The Artisan Cheese Fair in Melton Mowbray is being held on May 4th and May 5th, 2013, celebrating cheeses from the whole of the British Isles.

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Asparagus with Sausage and Parmesan Fondue Recipe

This Asparagus with Sausage and Parmesan Fondue Recipe uses Parmigiano Reggiano cheese from the Emilia Romagna region of Italy.

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Cheese and Cider Pairing with Yorkshire Food Finder and Shepherds Purse Cheeses

Enjoy cheese and cider pairing with Yorkshire Food Finder and Shepherds Purse Cheeses of Thirsk, including a visit to Ampleforth Abbey for their cider and dinner in the Star Inn at Harome.

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Best Cheddars in the World

One of the best Cheddars in the world comes from Wyke Farms in Somerset, which won three awards at the 2012 World Cheese Award including a Super Gold for its Just Delicious Extra Mature Cheddar.

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Turkey Stuffed with Gorgonzola Recipe

This Turkey Stuffed with Gorgonzola Recipe with roasted chestnuts and cranberries includes full ingredients and instructions for enjoying this Italian cheese dish.

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Best Cheese in the World

The Best Cheese in the World has been named at the World Cheese Awards. The Manchego DO Gran Reservais, a traditional unpasteurised ewes’ milk cheese from Spain is the World Champion Cheese for 2012.

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Christmas Cheese Gift Pack from Butlers with Lancashire Beer

Christmas cheese in a gift pack with Lancashire beer is available from Butlers, the artisan Lancastrian cheese maker famous for its Blacksticks Blue. The pack includes two Thwaites Lancashire beers

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