Carrigaline Cheese

Name: Carrigaline Cheese


Country Of Origin: Ireland


Region: Carrigaline, Co. Cork


Milk Type: Cow’s Milk


Pasteurised/Unpasteurised: Pasteurised milk


Style: Hard


Rennet Type: Vegetarian


Taste: 

Carrigaline Plain Cheese has a very delicate flavour and becomes more pronounced with age. It begins with a mild buttery taste when around two months and progresses to a more pronounced flavour at 6 months.


 

Story

Pat and Anne O’Farrell have been making cheese on their farm at Carrigaline in Co. Cork since 1987. Their handmade cheese uses milk from Friesian cows grazing on the local limestone-based soil. Try it with chutney on some Irish brown bread, washed down with a glass of Pale Ale.

 

Ireland

 

Awards

International Cheese Awards 2015 - Gold