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Mini Lancashire Truckle

Mini Lancashire Truckle

Mini Lancashire Truckle

£26
(1.00 kg)

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Supplied by: The Courtyard Dairy | Delivery Details

Third-generation Lancashire-maker Graham (Mrs Kirkham’s son!) still follows the traditional two-day curd method, giving a buttery, yoghurty flavour with a fluffy and light texture that melts in the mouth. This version is their whole mini-truckle, perfect for ageing at home.
Made by the Kirkham family in the village of Goosnargh near Longridge.

Graham learnt to make Lancashire cheese from his mother (the famous Mrs Kirkham) who learnt from her mother, and there is an even longer history of cheese making in the Kirkham family.

Kirkham’s Lancashire Cheese is the last and only farmhouse Lancashire made from unpasteurised milk.  The Kirkham’s make both creamy (aged up to 12 weeks) and tasty (aged over 12 weeks) Lancashire.  Theirs is a more traditional version of Lancashire than the crumbly Lancashire now made by many modern dairies.  The modern dairy version was an invention to speed up the process of making cheese and make a drier, more crumbly, tart cheese.

Traditional creamy and tasty Lancashire is made over two-days (or sometimes even three or four).  It involves using curd from both days (this method originated because some small farmers in Lancashire did not have a big enough herd to make cheese on one day, so would combine several days-worth of curd).  Using the two-day curd method produces a rich yet light and fluffy texture, and helps develop the yoghurty, fresh acidic flavours.

Kirkham’s Lancashire is then traditionally clothbound and ‘buttered-up’ (enclosing the cheese in a buttered cloth to enable it to breath) and aged for 3-6 months.

Over recent years Graham Kirkham has expanded output (increasing the herd from 40 to 100 cows), built a new dairy and returned to even more traditional ways of making Lancashire cheese, producing a lactic, yoghurty-buttery flavour with a fluffy texture that melts in the mouth.  This gives Kirkham’s Lancashire Cheese the “buttery crumble” that Lancashire folk love!  

Nutritional Data (typical values, per 100g):
Energy 1646kj/397kcal
Fat 32.4g
(of which saturates) 20.5g
Carbohydrates 3.2g
(of which sugars) <0.1g
Protein 22.8g
Salt 1.7g

These mini cheese truckles weighs in at 1.1Kg

This product come with two weeks shelf life from delivery.

Delivery Details

FREE DELIVERY OVER £55, otherwise £5.95

 

 

Shipping Facts

Orders are dispatched Monday to Thursday. However, due to courier capacity dispatch may be within 2 days of placing your order.

Minimum Order Details

There is no minimum order.

Additional Delivery Facts

Unfortunately we are unable to send goods to the following postcodes: AB31-38, 41-56, BT1-94, FK17-21,GY1-10, IM1-9, IV1-63,JE1-5 KA27-28, KW0-14, PA20-78, PH15-50, TR21-25, ZE1-3.

Christmas Period Delivery

The Last Order Date for Christmas Delivery is 1st Dec
Christmas Pre-Orders will be sent out w/c 21st Dec
We will be accepting orders between Christmas & New Year but they will not be processed until we reopen in January.

Customer Services

courtyarddairy.dispatch@gmail.com
01729 823291

Opening Times

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Meet the retailer

The Courtyard Dairy

Award wining purveyors of world cheeses, their extensive range have been aged to perfection, then hand-cut at the shop. You might occasionally find the same cheese available elsewhere, but we doubt they will taste as good – cheeses matured by The Courtyard Dairy taste simply amazing

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