Are there different types of Stilton?

Are there different types of Stilton?

Known as the “King of English Cheeses”, Stilton is a creamy pungent English cheese that is made in two varieties: the famous blue-veined Blue Stilton and the less common White Stilton.

What is the difference between blue cheese and Stilton?

Much like Champagne is a sparkling wine made in the Champagne district of France, Stilton is a particular type of blue cheese only licensed to be made in three shires (counties) in England–Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire.

What does white Stilton cheese taste like?

Stilton has a beautiful interior, streaked like marble, and the texture is crumbly and almost soft – relatively delicate compared to its stout and bold flavors. Intense and rich, the taste is complex, opening with creamy and nutty specks, followed by a salty finish that sticks to your palate.

What Flavours go well with Stilton?

Blue cheese pairs beautifully with honey, dried fruit, apple or pear slices, figs and walnuts. For something special try serving blue cheese with my Cranberry and dried cherry sauce.

Which is the creamiest Stilton?

An intensely rich and creamy Stilton , with a deep, lingering, complex flavour.

Should you eat the rind on Stilton cheese?

Blue cheeses have a variety of rinds from the naturally developed, like Stilton, to those wrapped in sycamore leaves like Cabrales. The rinds of these cheeses, which can also include simply foil and plastic, are not traditionally eaten. But, again, if it’s your cup of tea, eat away. It won’t hurt you.

What cheese is similar to Stilton?

Stilton Cheese Substitutes

  • Roquefort Cheese.
  • Feta Cheese.
  • Gorgonzola Cheese.
  • Fourme D’Ambert Cheese.
  • Bleu d’Auvergne Cheese.

Is Stilton cheese stinky?

It is a favourite food at Christmas, often served with a glass of port. Stilton is known as much for its unique smell as for its strong taste and distinctive blue-veined appearance.

Should Stilton be kept in the fridge?

Always keep your Stilton well wrapped in the refrigerator and preferably in an air tight container. This prevents the cheese tainting any other foods in the fridge and also stops it being tainted by them in return. Properly wrapped Stilton will keep perfectly in the fridge for a couple of weeks after opening.

Should Stilton be served cold?

Allow to reach room temperature before serving. Stilton crumbles effortlessly for use in salads, soups and dips. If taken straight from the fridge it slices easily for sandwich use.

Who makes Aldi Stilton?

Aldi Stores Ltd.

Size / volume 220g
Manufacturer Aldi Stores Ltd., PO Box 26, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 2SH
Country of origin United Kingdom
Brand name Specially Selected
Storage instructions Keep refrigerated below 5°C. Once opened, consume within 3 Days and by date shown. Not suitable for home freezing.

Who makes tescos Stilton?

Long Clawson Dairy
Product Description Our award winning cheese had been produced at Long Clawson Dairy in Leicestershire for over 100 years. This rich blue cheese has a strong, creamy, tangy flavour.

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