…you spend your time off at museums and art shows looking at cheese. I have had the pleasure of doing both over the last few days. I visited the Museum of East Anglian life, primarily to take a look at the Crowe Street Cottages. A double dweller that used to house estate workers, it has… Read More You know you are a turophile when….
Today I decided to go and have a chat with the Sciapod, he rests in Dennington church on a pew end. I like to think that he is protecting cheeses from the heat with his enormous feet. As I was studying him and taking pictures two couples arrived and we started chatting. One couple were… Read More A halfpenny for them?……….
I have been practising with soft goat’s milk cheese, rolling it in different flavours. The cheese itself has a very delicate flavour, only mildly goaty but may strengthen in taste in the next couple of days. This log was rolled in Uncle Roy’s Flowers of Scotland mix, so I can’t really call it into action… Read More Cheese Rolling with Goats
Beginning to work out my ideas for a range of cheeses. Those in the top half are traditional Suffolk cheeses the lower half are my own ideas. Below this level are some first step recipes that I will be trying and modifying as I go… I would welcome your thoughts.
Samuel Pepys is often quoted in relation to Suffolk cheese, his wife apparently being vexed by it. I’ve taken a look (via project Guttenberg, wonderful thing) at his entry for October 4th 1661 and find that it reads “Friday 4 October 1661 By coach to White Hall with Sir W. Pen. So to Mr. Montagu,… Read More and so to bed……(by the vexed husband of Mrs Pepys)