This aged red leicester is made with pasteurised cows' milk in Leicestershire. The distinctive colour and sweet, caramel flavours make this cheese a great choice for a cheeseboard.
Made using a traditional recipe, aged Leicestershire red is buttered, clothbound and matured for six months to produce a flaky, open texture cheese with a slightly sweet, caramelised flavour. The annatto and ageing gives this cheese its characteristic golden orange colour. It is the only pasteurised Red Leicester produced in the county of Leicestershire and it has a special significance to Long Clawson - the cheese is named after Thomas Hoe Stevenson, one of the founding members of Long Clawson Dairy, who set up the dairy in 1911 to help preserve this age old recipe.
Milk Type: Cow
Cheese Type: Hard Clothbound Farmhouse Cheese
Suitable for Vegetarians: No
Type of Rind: Natural
Country of Origin: British
Produced by: The Long Clawson Dairy
The Long Clawson Dairy story began in 1911. One of the founding members, Thomas Hoe Stevenson, was running Mount Pleasant Farm near Melton Mowbray, alongside his two sisters who produced Stilton cheese. In order to ensure this special cheese would continue to be produced for generations to come, Thomas Hoe canvassed the opinion of local farmers for the development of a dairy. He soon had 11 partners, and the group purchased an old empty pub – The Royal Oak – in the village of Long Clawson. Long Clawson Dairy’s head office resides there to this day and they honour Thomas Hoe Stevenson by using his name for their premium brand. Long Clawson has remained a farming co-operative since its formation, helping to support local farms for over 100 years.
We aim to complete all orders received before 9am for a next day delivery unless you have requested a different delivery date. Orders received after 9am will be prepared and dispatch the following day for a delivery the day after.
Because most of our goods are perishable, your order will be packed in an insulated cardboard box filled with ice packs. We send goods by overnight carrier to destinations on the GB mainland only for a delivery by 16.00. We can deliver to your home or place of work, and to the home or work-place of your relatives, friends or colleagues. We must have a complete post code and telephone number for every delivery address. We can deliver on, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays ONLY.
Because most of our products are perishable, we highly recommend that you provide us with an alternative delivery instruction for any private address; such as "leave in porch/on step/with a neighbour/behind the bins". Please take great care when stipulating delivery locations, addresses and dates, because once these have been entered and you have received a confirmation email for your order, they cannot be changed.
Please make sure your order is stored in refrigerated storage/fridge as soon as it has been delivered.
|Typical value||Per serving (1.5kg)||Per 100g|
|Energy Content (kj)||–||1824|
|Energy Content (kcal)||–||440|
|- of which saturates (g)||–||24.56|
|- of which sugars (g)||–||0.3|