Generally these cheeses are the longest matured and have the lowest moisture content. Hard cheeses normally come either cloth bound, wax covered or with a natural rind.
Cheeses such as Camembert. Generally, they ripened from their rinds leading to a breakdown of the interior, giving a sumptuous, creamy consistency.
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...
Washed Rind Cheese
These cheeses range from semi hard to soft in texture and can generally have strong aromas. Whilst maturing, they are washed or rubbed regularly in solutions such as brine which...
Academy of Cheese
Paxton & Whitfield are proud to be one of the first to offer the UK’s industry recognised cheese training programme in partnership with the Academy of Cheese.
If you enjoy good cheeses and want to find out more about them, join our Cheese Society or send as a gift to someone. As a member you receive four carefully selected cheeses, in...