Adlestrop cheese

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Adlestrop cheese

Adlestrop is produced by Daylesford Organics, which is situated in the village of Daylesford in Gloucestershire. It is owned by Sir Anthony Bamford, the manufacturer of JCB excavators. It is made with pasteurised cows' milk which comes from their own herd of Friesian cows which roam the unpolluted green pastures of the Cotswold Hills. It takes its name from a nearby village.

It is quite difficult to describe this artisan cheese. It has the strong aroma, typical of rind-washed cheeses such as Stinking Bishop or Époisses de Bourgogne, but the rind is mould coated and is not soft or sticky. Although it has a semi-hard, slightly crumbly texture, the flavour is slightly spicy and resemembles that of Camembert de Normandie. It is straw yellow in colour and has a beige rind, coated in white mould. It is matured for 10 weeks and is cylindrical in shape. It is washed with a microbiological culture, the result of which is a very exceptional cheese with a unique flavour.

It is ideal for the cheese board or with pumpernickel and apple and chilli chutney.

This cheese has won many awards:

  • 2008 British Cheese Awards - Gold
  • 2008 World Cheese Awards - Bronze
  • 2009 British Cheese Awards - Silver
  • 2010 British Cheese Awards - Gold and Best Organic Cheese
  • 2011 British Cheese Awards - Silver
  • 2011 Three Counties Show - Bronze
  • 2011 Great Taste Awards - Gold 2 Stars

Daylesford Organics produce other cheeses such as Daylesford Cheddar, Penyston, Daylesford Single Gloucester, Daylesford Double Gloucester, Baywell, Bledington Blue and Daylesford Blue.

Calories in different varieties and various types of cheeses

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For example, almost cheeses that are similar to Cheddar cheese have around 400 calories per 100g

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Cheese type Calories per 100g
American cheese 371
Blue cheese 353
Camembert cheese 299
Cheddar cheese 402
Cottage cheese 98
Edam cheese 357
Farmer's cheese 98
Feta cheese 264
Fontina cheese 389
Goat cheese 364
Gouda cheese 356
Gruyere cheese 413
Mozzarella cheese 280
Parmesan cheese 431
Pimento cheese 375
Provolone cheese 352
Queso blanco cheese 310
Ricotta cheese 174
Roquefort cheese 369
Swiss cheese 380

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