Blue Stilton of just Stilton is England's only name-protected cheese. The name-control law stipulates that the cheese can only be manufactured in a specific area with milk from that area. Recipe and aging guidelines are laid down by the Stilton Cheese Makers' Association. The finished product is however not controlled and therefore Stilton's of various qualities can be found. This mini Blue Stilton of approx. 6 pounds is made by Long Clawson Dairy in Leicestershire in the UK. The making of Blue Stilton is one of their core activities. They use pasteurized milk and a vegetarian rennet, making the cheese suitable for vegetarians.
Their Blue Stilton is a creamy colored semi-hard cheese with greenish blue veining radiating from its center and has a coat which is crusty, slightly wrinkled with a greyish brown hue. Blue Stilton is normally aged to about 8 weeks.
Blue Stilton is a versatile and easy to use ingredient in a variety of starters and main courses - a little goes a long way. Blue Stilton is best served at room temperature and is a must for any gourmet cheese board and you will not be disappointed this award winning cheese is worth it.
Please note that wheels vary slightly in total weight, you will be charged for the actual weight of the wheel that you will receive.