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“Souper” ideas for winter warming soups.

You don’t necessarily need to make your own soups as there are some lovely ready-made soups available on the market, but occasionally they benefit from an injection of flavour. Take a look at your favourite soups and adapt as necessary.  Take a bit of inspiration from these suggestions – serve with home-made croutons or fresh crusty […]

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Beat the January Blues

January is a great way to start afresh, new resolutions and healthy options. Bottom that fridge and freezer and use up all the odds and ends. Here is a quick and easy recipe that makes a really tasty blue cheese potato cake – we use Blackstick Blue for a luxury finish, with its addition of Annatto, […]

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OCTOBER CHEESE “FEST”

RACLETTE

With the autumn night’s drawing in, there’s nothing better than bedding in with a soul-warming cheesy dinner and bottle of wine. One of our favourite dishes (and most popular on our Cheese Cafe menu) is Baked Raclette. This is a classic peasant mountain dish, beloved by skiers everywhere in the French and Swiss Alps. Traditionally […]

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Could this be the best Double Baked Cheese Souffle recipe ever?

The double baked cheese souffle has consistently been the best selling item on our menu in the cafe over the years – rich, luscious and absolutely delicious.  Our customer’s tell us that they love it so much they find it difficult to order anything else.  We are happy to share the love. Have a go […]

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Summer Redcurrant Fruit Tart

A very kind fruit fairy left a bumper tub of freshly picked redcurrants on my doorstep last week. I promptly went to work, using a fork to pull the stalks off the ripe fruit to make Redcurrant Jelly to accompany delicious English Spring Lamb, chicken, in fact any light meats. I always add a spoonful […]