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Thunder Oak Swiss is modeled after Emmenthal, sharing the springy texture of that classic cheese. It is lightly flavoured, sweet and nutty. Thunder Oak Swiss is glossy, light or pale yellow, and has the traditional large holes in it, identifying it as Thunder Oak’s variation of the classic Swiss cheese. Made using milk from a
Thunder Oak Smoked Gouda expresses appealing, complex flavours, and maintains an unusually rich texture. Young cheeses are fruity, tangy and silky smooth, while older wheels become spicy, caramel sweet and toasty, with a crystalline texture.
Spicy jalapeño peppers as a spin on the original Thunder Oak Gouda make this piquant cheese perfect in tacos and quesadillas. It is magnificent in a grilled cheese sandwich too.
Smoked Comfort Cream is a Camembert-style cheese, delicate and luscious and is smoked with Maplewood.
This garlic chèvre is covered with roasted garlic and olive oil; it has a sprig of rosemary too, which adds a subtle flavour and a splash of colour.
Lighthall Tomme is a pleasant, light 100% goat milk cheese, almost nutty, with a smooth, firm texture and a mild saltiness. This fairly new cheese from Fifth Town has a natural wash rind and is aged for a few months.
Lemon Fetish is a slightly crumbly cheese with lemon zest and red fife flour on the rind. It’s clean, lactic aromas with scent of fresh lemon are tangy on the palate with a nice balance of citrus, salt and Feta-like flavours and have a refreshing, balanced finish.
The Celtic Blue is a soft, creamy blue cheese, with delicate blue veining and a limestone coloured natural rind, which is developed by specific ripening cultures. The typical blue taste is mild and not aggressive and is softened by a nice buttery aroma.
This traditional Greek style feta is available made from pasteurized and raw milk. The flavour in both is tangy and full with hints of lemon. The flavour is more abundant in the raw milk version and it also preserves a greater nutritional value (this is otherwise lost through the pasteurization process).
Comfort Cream is a white, bloomy rind cheese that has a smooth, creamy golden-coloured paste. The aroma is light and mushroomy and the flavours are rich and buttery, with notes of truffles. The cheese is ultra-smooth over the palate and leaves a long, lingering tangy flavour at the finish. The soft white rind is salted