The famous Lancashire Bomb is a taste explosion and must be tasted to be believed. This is a very popular Lancashire cheese due to the intensely creamy and full flavoured taste which leaves you wanting more. The cheese is very distinctive in appearance being a round cheese coated in black wax. Crumbly, with a moist creamy texture yet strong flavour resulting from the cheese being matured over two years.
What makes Lancashire Cheese so special?
For centuries, Lancashire dairy farmers’ wives made cheese from surplus milk. On small farms, there was insufficient milk from a single days milking to make a cheese, and so each day’s milk was curdled and accumulated for several days until there was enough curd to make a cheese. Two or three days’ curd of varying maturity are then blended together, giving Lancashire cheeses a distinctive character. Making a unique cheeses that can sit proudly amongst all British cheeses.
Tasty Lancashire cheese is made by the same traditional method as Creamy Lancashire but is matured for longer, from 12 weeks to 24 months. It has a mature nutty taste. The Lancashire Bomb or Lancashire Black Bomb is a sphere of Tasty Lancashire cheese coated in black wax.
Each individual Lancashire Bomb is approx. 460g