Sparkenhoe Red Leicester
Crumbly texture and subtle, buttery flavors. Quick Facts Country of Origin: United Kingdom Milk Type/Treatment: Raw Cow Rennet Type: Animal The Flavor Experience At once complex and balanced, savoury and mellow, this farmhouse revival of a classic British cheese is full of flavour without any aggressive acidity. The Story Situated in the small hamlet of Upton, David and Jo Clarke are dairy farmers whose families have farmed in the area for generations. David manages the 150 head of pedigree Holstein Friesian cows and the 160 followers. The cows are fed on the farm's lush pastures and calving takes place all year round to keep the milk supply as consistent as possible. Usage Tips Enjoy a twist on a ploughman's lunch, with a hearty bread and some onions. Add ham or apples for more sustenance during the workday (or snack session).