Alsop and Walkers superb Brie filled with truffles, this is a rich and decadent cheese to take your cheese board to new heights. Truffled cream is sandwiched between a, delicious natural tasting Brie. A real treat for a special occasion. Sussex Truffle Brie is a soft naturally rinded pasteurised cheese produced in the East Sussex countryside using locally sourced full fat cow’s milk and Italian Black Truffles and Porcini mushrooms. It has a highly aromatic earthy flavour and is suitable for Vegetarians.
Cheese Colour: Straw
About the Cows
The cow’s milk used to make this cheese comes from local pedigree herds which have been awarded Assured Dairy Farms Accreditation. This is a standard based on the farm’s production methods, hygiene and animal welfare as well as the high quality of the milk produced.
A small amount of calcium chloride is added to the milk to achieve a constant coagulation time and consistent firmness of the curd. This is required because the heating process involved in pasteurising the milk causes some loss of calcium chloride.
To guarantee consistency of quality in the cheeses, Alsop and Walker inoculate the milk with freeze-dried microbial starter cultures. The advantage of using these professionally cultivated starters ('bugs') over maintaining their own 'mother' starter cultures, is that the freeze-dried ones are pure and give a controllable and consistent acidity to the cheese. The distinctive flavours, textures and rinds of Alsop and Walker cheeses are achieved by the skill of Arthur and Nic, the cheesemakers, in their blending of different strains of starter cultures to produce cheeses with a unique and identifiable style.
Coagulation of the milk causes the curds and whey to separate. This is achieved by adding rennet which traditionally comes from the stomach of calves, but we use a vegetarian coagulant made from a purified culture of fermented fungi (Rhizomucor miehie), so that the cheese can be enjoyed by more people.
Produced by: Alsop & Walker
LAST ORDER DATES FOR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY FROM THIS MERCHANT
Order by 9am on 19th December
We operate a two day delivery service, which means if your order is placed by 12 noon on Monday, this will be with you on Wednesday. Don't worry this doesn't mean your delivery will be stuck in a van for two days, it simply gives us the time to select, prepare and package your products properly with the care and attention they deserve. Orders received after 12 noon will be prepared and dispatched the following day.
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 Tuesdays, 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 send an email to email@example.com with your delivery instructions immediately after placing an order.
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.
Full fat cows milk, black truffles, porcini mushrooms, vegetarian rennet, starter cultures, calcium chloride, salt, water
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