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Mizithra

Mizithra

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This is a  traditional Greek cheese whose history goes back to the ancient times. The real, true mizithra is produced in Greece, which holds the copyright for the use of the name; in other countries, if a cheese is supposed to be called mizithra, there are very rigid regulations on where and how it is supposed to be made. Continue reading “Mizithra” »

Blarney Castle Cheese

Blarney Castle Cheese

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Just outside the medieval city of Cork is the world-famous Blarney Castle, best known know for its famous stone, said to impart the gift of eloquence on those who kiss it. From Cork’s lush pastures and pristine water sources comes Kerrygold Blarney Castle Cheese.

Blarney (noun):

  1. Smooth/Flattering Talk
  2. Deceptive Nonsense

The only qualities our Blarney shares with its namesake is its smooth character. Blarney is a nectareous semi-soft part skim cheese from the lush fields of Ireland. Completely natural and free from artificial flavours and additives, ‘deceptive nonsense’ simply does not feature when describing this mellow mouth-watering cheese. Its subtle flavor is reminiscent of a young gouda.

Kerrgold Blarney Castle Cheese is available in 200g , 400g and 2.5Kg Blocks. Suitable for vegetarians.

Great Uses: Kerrygold Blarney Castle is a mild versatile cheese suitable for sandwiches, cheese board, quiche, or cubed in a salad. Try pairing it up with some fresh fruit, an organic wine and a lazy afternoon. Fabulous melting cheese that can be shredded over a baked potato or a steaming bowl of soup. Its mild flavor and smooth, velvety texture complements any dish.

 

Dubliner

Dubliner

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This is a sweet mature cheese (aged over twelve months) manufactured by Carbery and marketed internationally under the auspices of the Irish Dairy Board under the Kerrygold brand. The cheese is named after the city of Dublin, although it is made in County Cork. It combines the sharpness of mature cheddar, the nuttiness of Swiss cheese, and the bite of Parmesan. Continue reading “Dubliner” »