Blue Stilton

Name: Blue Stilton


Country Of Origin: England


Region: Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire


Milk Type: Cow’s Milk


Pasteurised/Unpasteurised: Unpasteurised milk


Style: Hard, Blue


Rennet Type: Traditional Animal Rennet


Taste: 

Aged for at least 24 months, it develops intense, complex flavours. Many describe the taste as nutty, sweet, grassy, creamy and fruity.


 

Description

Stilton blue cheese is named after a village near Peterborough in England, where it has been crafted since the early 18th century. A favourite on many cheese plates, best enjoyed with a glass of port and some crunchy walnuts.

 

Pairing Recommendations

Traditionally this cheese has been paired with sherry and port wine. It also goes very well with walnuts, biscuits, breads and crackers.

 

United Kingdom

 

Awards

British Cheese Awards 2014 - Best Blue Cheese

 

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