Blue Cheese

These cheeses range between hard and soft, mild and strong, but always have distinct blue or green veins running through them. The veins are a type of penicillin and are usually introduced by hand into the interior of the cheese with the use of a metal spike.
911 - Oxford Blue Cutting

Oxford Blue Cutting

Moist and creamy with a delightful tang from the blue veining leaving an aromatic and spicy aftertaste in the mouth.

Oxford Blue Cheese is the brainchild and product of Baron Robert Pouget of the Oxford Cheese Company. It is produced for him by Hartington Dairy and was first produced in 1994 with the intention of supplying Oxford University Colleges and the pubs and restaurants of Oxford.
The popularity of Oxford Blue soon took off, and the product was stocked not only in the intended area of Oxford, but in the flagship stores of London and further afield.

The Oxford Cheese Company wanted to find a formula for a cheese which would have some resemblance either to Gorgonzola or to the soft or semi-soft French blue cheeses. At the time, this style of English Blue was not readily available on the market.

Oxford Blue is soft with a creamy texture and a sweetness that compliments well the tang of its blue veins.

Not for export  PLU: 911
£6.00
per 250g

Key Facts

  • Country Made In England
  • Type of Milk Cow
  • Pasteurisation Pasteurised
  • Vegetarian Yes
  • Organic No
  • Flavour Creamy and aromatic
  • Accreditation None
  • Weight 250g

Store & Serve

All cut cheeses are cut to order and will have approximately 12 days shelf life on them from the date the order is despatched

  • StorageKeep refrigerated.
  • Instructions for useServe at room temperature.
  • Recommended DrinkBordeaux

Nutrition

  • IngredientsCows' Milk, Salt, Rennet, Dairy Cultures (Milk)
  • AllergensMilk
  • Nutritional Information
  • Typical Valuesper 100g
  • Energy kJ1413 kJ
  • Energy kcal341 kcal
  • Fat29.0 g
  •      of which saturates 19.3 g
  • Carbohydrates0.1 g
  •      of which sugars 0.1 g
  • Protein20.1 g
  • Salt2.0 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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