100g ricotta cheese 25g Cashel Blue cheese
, chopped 2 spring onions, whites only, very finely chopped 1 cucumber (about 14 inches), thickly sliced
On the other hand, Fourme d'Ambert is a semi-hard blue cheese
and is interestingly one of France's oldest cheeses dating back as far as Roman times
Mary Graham won with her Bramley Apple, Parsnip and Shropshire Blue Cheese
Serves four as a starter or two as a main course 2 large heads of chicory 85 g (3 oz) creamy blue cheese
such as Dolcelatte or Gorgonzola a handful of watercress a handful of walnut halves or pieces sea salt & freshly ground black pepper walnut or olive oil 1 Discard any tatty damaged outer leaves from the chicory.
Finish by crumbling the remaining blue cheese
over the top and add a good twist of black pepper, return to the oven and cook for a further six minutes.
Lynn Giacomini Stray with Point Reyes' new blue cheese
First place: Tillamook for its Colby cheese; Rogue Creamery for its Oregon blue cheese
A blue cheese
is happy only in the company of an assertive dessert wine, but it's better to play safe and not have one on your menu.
If you love blue cheese
, then this is blue cheese
Jeff Jirik, the former owner of Faribault Dairy, and now vice president of the co-op's Blue Cheese
Division, proudly recounts a rich history embedded deep within the caves sandstone walls.
Serves 8 You'll need: 75g walnut pieces 2 tbsp walnut oil 2 crisp red apples 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 2' tbsp olive oil 1 red onion, quartered and thinly sliced 1 small red cabbage, shredded 100g blue cheese
, crumbled 1 tbsp chopped parsley 1 tsp chopped marjoram sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Method: 1.
The outlook was rather grim for Continental blue cheese
last year - sales fell 3% in the 12 months to 14 June 2009 [Kantar] - but things have taken a decidedly upbeat turn since then.
The blue cheese
aioli is a wonderful accompaniment, but, of course, you can substitute.
A touch of sherry vinegar in the dressing gives a little sweetness - try also adding half a teaspoon of honey - honey and blue cheese
is a knockout combination.
The blue cheese
salad is a runner-up--mixed greens, red flame grapes, caramelized pecans and Stella blue cheese