Binham Blue cheese

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Binham Blue cheese

Milk: Cow

Type: Semi-soft, blue-veined, rough, natural rind

Fat to Dry Matter: 48%

Maturation period: Unknown

Strength: Medium

Wine: Ice Wine Riesling Muscat or Gewürztraminer

Country of Origin: Great Britain

Region: Norfolk

Notes: This artisan cheese is made by Catherine Temple of Mrs Temple’s Cheeses, using vegetarian rennet and milk from their own herd of British Holstein cows, which graze in North Norfolk near Wells-next-the-Sea. The cheese takes its name from a coastal village in the area.

Binham Blue is a semi-soft cheese, made with pasteurised milk. The interior is pale yellow, with grey-blue specks. It has a creamy texture and a tasty and luxurious flavour which is not overwhelming, but full of character. It is more like Gorgonzola than Stilton. It has a coarse, rough, orange-grey rind with some powdery spots.

The cheese won a Bronze Award at the British Cheese Awards in 2004.

Mrs Temple’s Cheeses make other cheeses such as Well’s Norfolk Alpine, Walsingham, Melton Mozarella, Wighton and Warhams.

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Cheese type Calories per 100g
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Blue cheese 353
Camembert cheese 299
Cheddar cheese 402
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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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