Cheese Slices

Season 3

Season 3, Episode 7 - Cheeses Of Netherlands

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The Netherlands is the second largest exporter of cheese in Europe after France, yet it’s famous for just two cheeses, Edam and Gouda. Will visits the town of Edam to see what it once looked like before it was covered in red wax, before visiting a slow food show in Rotterdam where he discovers a number of interesting tradi...
Season 1

Season 1, Episode 4 - Percorino

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Pecorino is one of the most ancient of all European cheeses. Will explains the different types before travelling to Tuscany to visit the ‘Il Forteto’ dairy. Formed by a group of social reformers in the 70's, this cooperative has since grown to become one of the largest producers of Pecorino Toscano DOP. After ‘Il Forteto’ ...

Season 1, Episode 3 - Parmigiano / Reggiano

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Parmigiano Reggiano is the undisputed king of Italian cheese and is still made by hand the old fashioned way in giant copper cauldrons. Will Studd explains the extraordinary steps taken to control production of this wonderful cheese, and witnesses its birth, a process that is nothing short of magical. Filmed in the beautif...

Season 1, Episode 2 - Goats Cheese

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The Poitou region is the original home of many of the famous goat cheeses of France and for this episode of Cheese Slices, Will Studd journeys to the village of Sainte Maure de Touraine to attend the annual Goats Cheese fair. In the Judge’s Hall he finds out what to look for in a perfect chevre, as well as witnessing an un...

Season 1, Episode 1 - Gorgonzola / Taleggio

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Under the spot light in this episode is Gorgonzola, the grandaddy of all European blue cheeses made from cows milk and its cousin cave ripened Tallegio, which until recently was one of Italy’s great soft cheese secrets. Cheese authority Will Studd travels to Northern Italy to see how and where these fascinating cheeses ar...
Season 8

Season 8, Episode 6 - Roquefort, Revisiting King Of The Blues

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Roquefort is the most significant of all blue cheeses, it's one of the world's oldest cheeses and one of the few blue cheeses still made from raw milk. To find out what's changed since his last visit to the famous village of Roquefort-sur-Soulzon, Will and Ellie catch up with the makers of Papillon Roquefort, one of the mo...

Season 8, Episode 5 - Cheesemakers Of Vermont

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When it comes to innovative American cheese makers, the state of Vermont has more than it's fair share. The foundations of the dairy industry began here in beautiful New England almost three centuries ago and by a strange coincidence the region has become the center of an exciting new revolution in artisan cheese making. W...

Season 8, Episode 4 - Cheeses Of La Mancha And Cabrales

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The most famous cheese made in the high plateau of La Mancha is Manchego. Will and Ellie visit several farms that still make raw milk Manchego using traditional methods. From the high plains of La Mancha, Will and Ellie head north west into the spectacular Pico's de Europa mountains to find Cabrales, the most famous Spanis...

Season 8, Episode 3 - Shepherds Cheeses Of The Pyrenees

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After more than a decade, Will Studd returns to the Pyrenees Mountains, home to some of the world's oldest shepherd's cheeses and one of the last strongholds of traditional artisan cheese making in Western Europe. Beginning his journey in the Basque region of Spain, Will introduces his daughter Ellie to cheese maker Peio E...

Season 8, Episode 2 - Camambert And The Normandy Cheeses

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Revisiting one of his favourite regions in Europe, Will Studd explores the challenges facing the traditional raw milk cheesemakers of Normandy, long renowned for its quality dairy products. Will introduces his daughter Ellie to the famous benchmark cheese Camembert de Normandie, and together they visit the last remaining o...