Waterloo cheese

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Country of origin United Kingdom
Region Berkshire
Town Riseley
Source of milk Guernsey cattle
Pasteurised No
Texture Semi-soft
Fat content 45%
Aging time 4-10 weeks

Waterloo is a semi-soft, off-white British cheese originating from the Duke of Wellington's estate.[1] It is produced by Village Maid Cheese in Riseley, Berkshire.[2]


Similar to brie,[3] the cheese is made from full-fat, unpasteurised Guernsey milk.[4][5] The affinage period is between 4 and 10 weeks, and the cheese has a fat content of 45%.[6]


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  2. ^ "Wigmore" (PDF). Neal's Yard Dairy. Retrieved 2009-08-12. 
  3. ^ Walsh, Danny (2008-12-22). "Waterloo". Neck free, head forward and up... Retrieved 2009-08-12. 
  4. ^ "Waterloo". elegusto. Retrieved 2009-08-12. 
  5. ^ Muna Gil, Nadia (2006-01-17). "Anne & Andy Wigmore". Cheesaholics. Retrieved 2009-08-12. 
  6. ^ "Cheese description: Waterloo". Cheese.com. Retrieved 2009-08-12.