Clothbound Red Leicester now in stock!
clothbound Red Leicester cheese is produced by Long Clawson Dairy in
Leicestershire, England. Their Thomas Hoe Stevenson line (named for its
founder) represents the finest versions of their characteristic English
to its name, its paste has a vibrant hue indicative of added annatto seed. Made
with pasteurized cows’ milk, its texture is flaky and friable. Wrapping the
wheels in muslin cloth allows air exchange during aging, contributing to its
delicate consistency. Its flavors are mellow and toasty with lingering caramel
Red Leicester is striking served on a cheeseboard with pickles and rustic
bread. It’s also tasty grated into cheese biscuits or mashed potatoes for
topping stews or shepherd’s pie.