Cheese Slices

Season 8

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...

Season 8, Episode 1 - Cheddar Cheese Of England

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Will and daughter Ellie visit England's South West, a region famous for producing the world's finest cheddar cheese. They visit Jamie Montgomery, who makes one of England's benchmark cheddars, and has been busy perfecting some very exciting new regional cheeses.
Season 7

Season 7 Episode 8 - New Zealand

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New Zealand produces more than 30 percent of the world's traded commodity dairy products and the giant cooperative system will not pick up milk from farms with less than 50 cows. But in the past two decades, Dutch migrant cheese makers have introduced a range of new artisan cheese types. After visiting old friends at Cante...

Season 7 Episode 7 - USA - New Farmstead Producers Of Washington State

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Will travels to Seattle in the Pacific North West of the United States to meet the founder of Beecher’s cheddar cheese in the famous Pike Street market. After a lesson in how to make the word's best 'mac and cheese', Will heads inland to meet some of the state’s new farmstead cheese makers.

Season 7 Episode 6 - Sweden - Jamtland Cheese

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Will travels to the beautiful Jamtland region in central of Sweden to learn about traditional cave ripened goats milk cheese, and an ancient way of preserving long milk. Here he discovers the world’s most expensive cheese made from moose milk, before heading into the mountains to visit the Myhrbodarna Dairy and chef Magnus...

Season 7 Episode 5 - Italy - Cheeses Of The Great Track

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Will follows the ancient shepherds trail known as the Traturro Magno or Great Track from the mountains of Abruzzo to the plains of Puglia, and discovers the secrets behind the local Pecorino cheese, including a unique example coagulated with pig’s rennet. After learning all about the local stretched curd cheeses of Molise ...

Season 7 Episode 4 - France - The Lyonnais Cheese Revolution

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The city of Lyon is widely recognised as an important gastronomic centre and the surrounding region boasts two of the newest cheeses to be recognised under the prestigious French AOC system. Will investigates Maconais and Charolais goat cheese and visits Guilloteau dairy in the Dauphine to learn about a very modern new che...

Season 7 Episode 3 - Canada - Artisan Cheeses Of British Columbia

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The growing consumer awareness of artisan cheese in Canada has recently spread to the Pacific West Coast of British Columbia. Will visits Vancouver before taking a sea plane to Salt Spring Island where he visits two fascinating small cheese dairies. Then he heads through the beautiful Rockies to meet a new farmstead produc...