Cheese Slices

March 2019

Season 6 Episode 2 - Israel: Israeli Artisan Cheese

3.0 1 x
Will visits Jerusalem to meet the godfather of Israeli artisan cheese, before visiting cheese makers in Galilee and the Negev desert.

Season 6 Episode 1 - India: Indian Paneer And The Chenna Sweets Of West Bengal

4.0 1 x
Will travels to the old city of Kolkata during the Holi festival to learn about the origins of Paneer and Chennai.

Season 5 Episode 9 - The New Cheese Pioneers: Tasmania

4.0 1 x
Will invites his friend Tetsuya Wakuda to accompany him on a tour of Tasmania and to demonstrate a few of his unusual recipe ideas with the local dairy produce. New artisan cheese-makers who have proudly put the country back on this special features Bruny Island cheese and wood-fired oysters, artisan cider produced from he...

Season 5 Episode 8 - Artisan Cheeses Of Germany

4.0 2 x
Germany has a long history of cheese-making dating back to pre-Roman times, and is also the largest producer of cheese in Europe. After travelling to the Alps to look at a seasonal mountain cheese called Bergkase, Will visits a small biodynamic farm to discover how Germany's most popular fresh cheese, quark, is made. After...

Season 5 Episode 7 - Traditional Cheeses Of Provence: France

4.0 1 x
Will travels to Provence in the South East of France to try Banon, a traditional benchmark goat's milk cheese wrapped in dried chestnut leaves where he also discovers a rare cheese called Brousse du Rove. After driving north to the Vercors plateau to investigate St Marcellin Will comes across an extraordinary small dried g...
February 2019

Season 5 Episode 6 - Artisan Cheese Champions: Wales

4.0 3 x
Many people think the only traditional cheese made in Wales is mild young crumbly Caerphilly, but they're wrong. Will travels to Caws dairy to meet a family responsible for re-creating farmhouse Caerphilly before catching up with an old friend at Gorwydd farm who is now making this benchmark cheese from raw cow's milk and ...

Season 5 Episode 5 - Rare Traditional Cheeses From The Hills And Alps: Piedmont

3.0 1 x
No Italian region boasts as many traditional cheeses as Piedmont. Will investigates the many different types of Toma cheese made in the Alps before travelling to the Langhe Hills and meeting the producers of two endangered cheeses protected by the Slow Food movement. Finally, after tasting truffle-infused cheese in the und...

Season 5 Episode 4 - Artisan Cheeses From The Highlands And Islands: Scotland

Expired 3.0 1 x
Scotland is not renowned for good cheese, but in the rugged rolling highland country, Will unearths an ancient sour cream 'chieftains' cheese called Caboc. After enjoying Strathdowne blue with oatcakes, Will finds out how the cheese also matches with single malt whisky. Then it's off to the Isle of Mull where an enterprisi...

Season 5 Episode 3 - The Nordic Cheese Revolution: Denmark

Expired 4.0 1 x
The Danish dairy industry is widely recognised as one of the most efficient in Europe - it produces more blue cheese than any country in the world. Will travels to the pretty island of Bornholm to see how Danablu is made, before heading to Copenhagen to find out more about how the Nordic food revolution is now encouraging ...

Season 5 Episode 2 - Traditional Flavoured Pecorino Cheeses: Sicily

Expired 4.0 1 x
Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean and has a long history of traditional cheese-making influenced by the Greeks, Romans, and Normans - and of course the Italians. Will looks at the many flavours of Sicilian Pecorino, and visits one of the last farmhouse dairies making a saffron-flavoured cheese from ewe's mi...