Cheese Slices

January 2019

Season 4 Episode 4 - The Ancient Cheese Of Portugal

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Until recently, Portugal’s traditional ewe’s milk cheeses were rarely found outside the country. Will travels to the rugged mountains of the north to find out more about the king of Portuguese cheese, Serra da Estrela. Dating back to pre-Roman times, this ancient cheese is still made from ewe’s milk and curdled with the ju...

Season 4 Episode 3 - Cheeses Of Quebec

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The Canadian province of Quebec is undergoing a cheese-making revival. Will visits Quebec to find out whether the original French settlers have had any influence on this renaissance. After finding the oldest traditional cheese still made in North America, he visits pretty Ile-aux-Grues in the St Lawrence River to learn how...

Season 4 Episode 2 - Twins Of The Mediterranean: Corsica And Sardinia

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Despite being close neighbours, these two large islands in the Mediterranean have distinctly different cheese traditions. While sampling Corsica’s renowned Brocciu, a soft ewe’s milk cheese, Will is introduced to a traditional version ripened with maggots. After a short ferry ride and a drive into the beautiful mountains o...

Season 4 Episode 1 - The Champion Of English Cheese

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Will visits influential cheese retailer Neal’s Yard Dairy in London, where cheese champion Randolph Hodgson explains how English traditional farmhouse country cheese was saved from extinction. Then it’s off to the Midlands to look at some of the survivors.