Creamy Lancashire Cheese

Strength

Strength 2

Creamy Lancashire Cheese

Mild or Tasty. Smooth and buttery. This award winning cheese gets tastier the older it gets.


Sizes Available

1.25kg Half Moon2.5kg 1/8th Traditional5kg 1/4 Traditional20kg Traditional200g Pre Pack400g Pre Pack2.5kg Block5kg Block20kg Block10kg Truckle

Recipe - Creamy Lancashire Cheese and Ham Risotto

Creamy Lancashire Cheese and Ham Risotto

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Creamy risotto is so much easier than boiled rice for young children to eat as the grains stick together. The mild creamy flavour will appeal to young taste buds.

Preparation time – 10 minutes and cooking time: 30 –35 minutes

Serves: 3-4

Ingredients & Cooking Instructions

1 tbsp olive oil

1 small onion, chopped

300g / 10oz risotto rice

900ml / 1½pt vegetable or chicken stock

150g / 5oz mixed frozen vegetables

50g / 2oz ham, cut into strips

100g / 4oz Greenfields Creamy Lancashire cheese

50g / 2oz Greenfields Double Gloucester cheese, grated

1. Heat the oil in a saucepan and fry the onion over a medium heat until just softened

2. Stir in the rice and cook for 1 minute, then add the stock

3. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 25 minutes until the rice is almost tender, stirring occasionally

4. Stir the vegetables and ham into the pan

5. Cover and continue to cook for a further 5 to 10 minutes until the rice is creamy and tender. Add a little more stock if required

6. Remove from the heat and crumble the Creamy Lancashire cheese into small pieces and stir into the rice until the cheese begins to melt

7. Serve the risotto with the grated cheese for sprinkling on top

Tasting Notes

Creamy Lancashire is a fluffy, open textured cheese with a rich creamy flavour and smooth buttery finish. It is an excellent culinary cheese and when melted it maintains a smooth, even consistency.

Best Enjoyed

  • Classic cheese on toast.
  • Welsh rarebit.
  • Every day eating in sandwiches or with pasta.

Awards

Creamy Lancashire Cheese

Chipping Show 2018 - Silver Award

Chipping Show 2018 - Silver Award

International Cheese Awards Nantwich 2015 - Gold Award

International Cheese Awards Nantwich 2015 - Gold Award

Chipping Show 2015 - Gold Award

Chipping Show 2015 - Gold Award

British Cheese Awards 2015 - Gold award

British Cheese Awards 2015 - Gold award

Chipping Show 2014 - Silver Award

Chipping Show 2014 - Silver Award

International Cheese Awards Nantwich 2013 - Gold Award

International Cheese Awards Nantwich 2013 - Gold Award

Chipping Show 2012 - Gold Award

Chipping Show 2012 - Gold Award

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