List of English cheeses

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Cheddar cheese with crackers

This is a list of notable cheeses in English cuisine. Over 700 varieties of cheese are produced in England.[1] Fourteen English cheeses are classified as Protected designation of origin.[1]

In English cuisine, foods such as cheese have ancient origins. The 14th-century English cookery book, The Forme of Cury,[a] contains recipes for these, and dates from the royal court of Richard II.

English cheeses[edit]

A wedge of Bowland cheese
Derby cheese varieties include Sage Derby, shown with a wax coating.
Shropshire Blue

Cornish cheeses[edit]

This Cornish Yarg is prepared with garlic, and is wrapped with nettle

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Cury here means cooking, related to French cuire, to cook.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Fodor's Travel Publications, I.; Andrews, R.; Cannon, P.; Honnor, J.; Hughes, K.; Jewers, J. (2012). England 2013: With the Best of Wales. Fodor's England. Fodor's Travel Publications. p. 700. ISBN 978-0-307-92947-1.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Harbutt, J. (2015). World Cheese Book. DK Publishing. pp. 182–205. ISBN 978-1-4654-4372-4. Retrieved February 2, 2016.

Further reading[edit]

  • Fraser, S. (1960). The Cheeses of Old England. Abelard-Schuman.
  • Squire, John ed. (2018). Cheddar Gorge: A Book of English Cheeses (Reprint of 1937 ed.). London: HarperCollins. ISBN 9780008314293.