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Royal Crest


A semi hard goats milk cheese that is washed in a brine solution through its maturation. Rich and nutty in flavour

£13.50 per 250g
Vegetarian Rennet Goat


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PLU 119

Key Facts

  • CountryEngland
  • RegionSomerset
  • FlavourNutty and rich
  • Type of MilkGoat
  • PasteurisationThermised
  • Vegetarian RennetYes
  • OrganicNo

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. Due to high demand, it is occasionally necessary for us to substitute items in orders for an alternative. We will always endeavour to choose an alternative, which is the most similar to the item you have selected and of equal or higher value for no additional charge.

  • StorageKeep refrigerated.
  • Instructions for useServe at room temperature.
  • Recommended DrinkWhite Burgundy


  • IngredientsGoats' Milk, Salt, Rennet, Dairy Cultures (Milk)
  • AllergensMilk

Nutritional Information

  • Typical Valuesper 100g
  • Energy kJ1431
  • Energy kcal345
  • Fat28.5
  • Of which saturates19.4
  • Carbohydrates2.5
  • Of which sugars2.5
  • Protein19.6
  • Salt2.0
Name & address of food supplier

Paxton & 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

Semi-hard British Goats' Cheese

Rachel has a warm reddish orange colour on the crust with a pale, supple interior and a flavour that is not overly 'goaty' but nutty and mellow.  It is perfect for those who like a full flavoured cheese but who struggle with the farmy flavour of a more traditional goats' milk cheese. To help create its semi hard texture, this cheese is washed regularly in a brine solution, something far more common in cows' milk cheeses. 

A colourful and tasty cheese for the contemporary cheeseboard, but also delicious melted - try putting a thin layer on the top of sliced boiled potatoes and finishing the dish in the oven. Best enjoyed with a light red wine or a real ale.

2019 - World Cheese Awards - Gold
2018 - World Cheese Awards - Super Gold
2017 - World Cheese Awards - Super Gold
2018 - Artisan Cheese Awards - Best Washed Rind Cheese
2016 - British Cheese Awards - Gold medal
2015 - British Cheese Awards - Gold Medal
2015 - Mondial du Fromage - Gold Medal
2012 - World Cheese Awards - Super Gold
2009 - British Cheese Awards - Best Semi Soft Cheese
2007 - British Cheese Awards - Best Goat Cheese

Cheese weights ordered in multiple quantities are always cut as one large piece, unless otherwise requested in the delivery notes section of checkout