Soft Cheese

Cheeses such as Camembert. Generally, they ripened from their rinds leading to a breakdown of the interior, giving a sumptuous, creamy consistency.
394 - Celtic Capra

Celtic Capra

A mellow goats cheese with a herby flavour. Great for grilling.

Ireland is renowned for its lush green fields and clean air, and in County Tipperary where Celtic Capra is made, the pastures are rich and are surrounded by damp boggy land. The grass is full of clover and the soil is peaty, making it the perfect environment to produce the top quality milk needed to make fantastic cheeses. Paxton & Whitfield's Celtic Capra cheese is a great example of what the area can produce and is made on a farm which uses milk from a neighbouring goat herd.

Early each morning, the cheese maker pumps the milk into the cheese vats where the cultures are added. Later when the rennet is added, curds are formed and after the moulds are filled, drainage takes place in a temperature controlled room. The cheese is turned on a regular basis in order to have an even moisture level in the cheese. The following day the cheese is brined and placed into special controlled ripening rooms where the process of flavour development begins under the vigilant attention of the dedicated cheese makers.

Cornish Capra has a crumbly texture which, with age, develops to a creamier consistency towards the rind. It has fresh, nutty taste from the rind, and a more citrus flavour coming from the paste. The cheese is an excellent ingredient for grilling, as it will retain its shape and flavour, making it perfect for bruschetta or salads.

Not for export  Goat PLU: 394
£3.25
per cheese

Key Facts

  • Country Made In Ireland
  • Type of Milk Goat
  • Pasteurisation Pasteurised
  • Vegetarian Yes
  • Region Tipperary
  • Organic No
  • Flavour Mellow and herby
  • Accreditation None
  • Weight 80g

Store & Serve

Individual cheeses will carry their own Best Before/Use By Date, we endeavour to give a minimum of 7 days from the date the order is despatched

  • StorageKeep refrigerated.
  • Instructions for useServe at room temperature.
  • Recommended DrinkCotes De Duras Bin 38 White

Nutrition

  • IngredientsGoats' Milk, Salt, Rennet, Dairy Cultures (Milk).
  • AllergensMilk
  • Nutritional Information
  • Typical Valuesper 100g
  • Energy kJ1171 kJ
  • Energy kcal282 kcal
  • Fat20.4 g
  •      of which saturates 13.11 g
  • Carbohydrates2.9 g
  •      of which sugars <0.1 g
  • Protein21.6 g
  • Salt1.45 g

  • Name & address of food supplierPaxton & Whitfield Ltd, 93 Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6JE

These summary details have been prepared for information purposes only. While we have taken care in preparing this summary and believe it is accurate, it is not a substitute for reading the product packaging and label prior to use. Paxton & Whitfield is unable to accept liability for any incorrect information. If you require specific advice, please contact our mail order team on 01451 823460 or email sales@paxtonandwhitfield.co.uk.

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