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What is Mont d'Or?

One of our most popular cheeses at this time of year is Mont d’Or, a deliciously creamy French variety which is at its best in winter.
Before I became a mother and gave up the comfort of holidaying in places with at least four walls, I had a sketchy idea of camping and in hindsight, an absolute ignorance of the practicalities –...
Each year a different dairy holds the annual Specialist Cheesemakers Association (SCA) farm visit. This year was the turn of Westcombe Dairy, home to Westcombe Cheddar PDO and Ducketts...
In conjunction with one of the finest luxury hotels in the heart of St James’s, The Stafford Hotel , Paxton & Whitfield have explored the growing popularity of non-alcoholic drinks and...
Swedish Midsummer Cheese Pie.
For the second year running Paxton & Whitfield have been proud to set up a stand in the Grand Pavilion at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, providing cheese for the gala opening.
There are some great pasteurised cheese.  Really delicious.
But there are some truly unforgettable, game-changing unpasteurised (raw milk) cheeses.

London Cheese Month

Our Jermyn Street shop are gearing up for London Cheese Month, when a mix of cheesemongers, experts and producers collaborate to celebrate ‘real’ cheese for the month of May.
This is the perfect dish for using up all those odds and ends of cheese and results in a dish which is rich and gooey and reminiscent of a fondue. You need roughly 500g cheese and the beauty is in...
As we wave goodbye to the festivities of Christmas and New Year and wade through the gloom of February, those of you planning a wedding in 2018 will have started to turn your attention back to the...
It’s not easy to find a stand-out gift for a food lover year after year, but membership of the  Paxton & Whitfield Cheese Society  always goes down a treat.
Here at Paxton & Whitfield, we’re famous for our luxury Christmas cheese hampers and this year we have another stunning collection which we know you will enjoy.  
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