Cheese of the Month: Truffle Brie

Saturday 1 December 2018

Cheese of the Month: Truffle Brie

Truffle Brie is a decadent cheese perfect for the festive season as it tastes fantastic with a glass of Champagne!  Sourced from French specialist Brie producer Rouzaire, this cheese is handmade from high quality cow's milk.  

Cheese of the month: Ruby Dapple

Thursday 1 November 2018

Cheese of the month: Ruby Dapple

A seasonal variation on the Norfolk Dapple, this East Anglian-made cheese is infused with sweet Vintage Ruby port. Ruby Dapple is our Cheese of the Month for November 2018.

Cheese Storage Tips

Monday 29 October 2018

Storing cheese tips

It is really important to us that when you buy a piece of our cheese and take it home it remains in great condition for you to enjoy. Read this post for some top tips for storing your cheese, if it makes it as far as your fridge of course!

A visit to Norfolk White Lady

Thursday 25 October 2018

A visit to Norfolk White Lady

Given her exceptionally low public profile, I was intrigued and excited to visit local East Anglian cheese maker Jane Murray at her home in Deopham just outside Norwich. Read about our visit here.

A visit to Rodwell Farm Dairy – makers of Shipcord

Thursday 25 October 2018

A visit to Rodwell Farm Dairy – makers of Shipcord

Extra Mature Shipcord is a delicious cheddar-style cheese with robust flavours and a long tangy tail to its taste. But what makes it so well liked by visitors to Slate?

Top tops for pairing cheese and wine

Thursday 25 October 2018

Pairing cheese and wine with top tips from Adnams Aldeburgh

We've caught up with the brilliant team over the road at Adnams Aldeburgh to learn their top tips for choosing wine to perfectly complement a cheeseboard from Slate.

Burt's Blue Cheese

Saturday 1 September 2018

Cheese of the Month: Burt's Blue

Meet Burt's Blue, the Cheshire-made cheese handcrafted in small batches using high quality milk from a local dairy. Burt's Blue is our Cheese of the Month for September 2018.

Bosworth Ash Cheese

Wednesday 1 August 2018

Cheese of the Month: Bosworth Ash

Find out about Bosworth Ash, the delicious, gooey cheese made using a traditional French technique for maturing goats cheese. Bosworth Ash is our Cheese of the Month for August 2018.

Catch up with Eastgate Larder

Monday 30 July 2018

Catch up with Eastgate Larder

Jane Steward is passionate about medlars and spreading word of this forgotten fruit, once common in English gardens. In 2016 she established Eastgate Larder making medlar jelly and fruit cheese using Norfolk grown medlars, including fruit from her own smallholding. 

Hands-on with Ferndale Cheeses

Monday 23 July 2018

Hands-on with Ferndale Cheeses

Clare and John are always thrilled by the opportunity to get hands-on making cheese. Togged up in white coats and blue hairnets, there were cheeses to be turned and curds to be "cheddared" as they made a recent visit to Ferndale Cheeses.

A buzz with Bracey Bees

Friday 29 June 2018

A buzz with Bracey Bees

Fresh goats cheese with a drizzle of honey is one of our favourite pairings here at Slate, particularly when it is our local honey from Bracey Bees. Recently we gave Simon a buzz to find out more about this busy time of year for beekeepers and to discover whether Suffolk is a bee-friendly place.

A visit to the new maturing rooms at Neal’s Yard Dairy

Tuesday 26 June 2018

A visit to the new maturing rooms at Neal’s Yard Dairy

Neal’s Yard Dairy is a prominent name in the world of cheese. With three shops in London and a thriving wholesale and global export business, their work is linked by a common vision:  developing, curating, and delivering outstanding cheeses in excellent condition.


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