Red Leicester - Sparkenhoe
The only traditional farmhouse Red Leicester made in Leicestershire. Complex mellow flavour with nutty, fruity tones.
- FlavourNutty and fruity
- Type of MilkCow
- Vegetarian RennetNo
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.
- IngredientsCows' Milk, Salt, Rennet, Dairy Cultures, Annatto (Milk)
- Typical Valuesper 100g
- Energy kJ1708
- Energy kcal412
- Of which saturates21.7
- Of which sugars0.1
Paxton & Whitfield Ltd, 93 Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6JE
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Raw Milk Farmhouse Red Leicester Cheese
The flavour of the cheese is nutty and complex, with deep caramel and liquorice undertones which completely set this cheese apart from generic Red Leicester. Annatto, a natural plant dye obtained from a South American bush, is added to the milk before making the cheese to give it its rich orange colour.
Leicestershire Handmade Cheese Company is located in Upton, a small hamlet in the South West Leicestershire countryside on a working dairy farm called Sparkenhoe Farm. David and Jo Clarke are dairy farmers whose families have farmed in the area for generations. David manages the 150 head of pedigree Holstein Friesian cows and the 160 followers. The cows are fed on the farm's lush pastures and calving takes place all year round to keep the milk supply as consistent as possible.
Our expert cheesemongers will hand-cut and hand-wrap your Red Leicester in our Paxton & Whitfield wax paper. Select your delivery date when you go to checkout.
Cheese weights ordered in multiple quantities are always cut as one large piece, unless otherwise requested in the delivery notes section of checkoutRead More