Facts About Caerphilly Cheese

  • Made from unpasteurised cow’s milk
  • Originates from Wales.
  • It is a hard cheddar cheese with a mix of grassy, citrus and mushroom flavouring.
  • It has a natural rind.
  • It is white in colour
  • It is suitable for vegetarians
  • Is produced by a number of dairy farms, such as Caws Cenarth, Neal’s Yard Dairy, Westcombe Dairy

Caerphilly, named after the town in Wales where it originated from, as both a flavouring and texture that is that of a Cheddar, hence it being in that family of cheeses. It is a very crumbly cheese, just like Cheshire and Wensleydale cheeses.

Caerphilly is made from unpasteurised cows’ milk and takes 8 to 14 days to mature.

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Caerphilly cheese