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Academy of Cheese


17th September 2020

Other

10 Christmas Gifts for a Cheese Lover and the 1 you definitely shouldn’t

All cheese gifts are not created equal Not all cheese gifts are created equal, we should know, we’ve seen them all! From the cheesy joke set to the novelty sock there are some things even the most devoted of cheese fans will struggle to feign appreciation for on Christmas morning.

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Academy of Cheese


13th July 2020

Why Study Cheese

Why study cheese, if you just want to eat it?

You already love cheese, so what are the benefits of studying it?

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Camembert de Normandie PDO

Academy of Cheese


2nd December 2020

Cheese Library

Camembert de Normandie PDO

The term ‘Camembert’ is not protected so can be used all over the world, but ‘Camembert de Normandie’ must be produced in Normandy

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Brie de Meaux PDO

Academy of Cheese


1st December 2020

Cheese Library

Brie de Meaux PDO

Protected by a PDO, the cheese must be made with raw milk in the Brie region (now mainly Seine-et-Marne and Île-de-France) 30 miles east of Paris.

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Academy of Cheese


25th November 2020

Cheese Knowledge

Seeded Wholegrain Crackers

There are hundreds of words that can be used to describe flavours in food, but it’s remarkable how often ‘nutty’ springs to mind when tasting a delicious wedge of cheese, and for good reason. Notes of hazelnuts, peanuts, almonds and walnuts are often found in aged cheeses from cheddar to Alpine styles, and even in […]

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Christmas Gift box

Academy of Cheese


17th November 2020

Christmas Gifts | Cheese selection boxes

The Best of British cheese all wrapped up for the perfect Christmas feast. Tracey Colley from Academy of Cheese selects delicious cheese boxes from our fabulous British cheesemakers around the UK; ideal as gifts, the party season and to enjoy with all the family this Christmas. All boxes are available by mail order for sharing […]

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Academy of Cheese


5th November 2020

Case study

Industry Support

Why Study Cheese

Working in Cheese – The Cheese Room Manager

Working in Cheese – Meet Alex Kiely, Cheese Room Manager at The Fine Cheese Co

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Academy of Cheese


3rd November 2020

Cheese Knowledge

Roland Barthelemy: The Art of the Cheeseboard

We recently had the pleasure of co-hosting a virtual event with legend of the cheese world Roland Barthelemy in partnership with our Patron L’école du Fromage by Savencia UK. Roland is a champion of the cheese world and provost of La Guilde Internationale des Fromagers who is often described as a ‘force majeure’ in the […]

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Academy of Cheese


29th October 2020

Case study

Industry Support

Why Study Cheese

Working in Cheese – The Food Writer

Working in Cheese – Meet Food Writer Jenny Linford

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Academy of Cheese


28th October 2020

Cheese Knowledge

Charcoal & Rye Crispbread

For installment three of our collaboration with Academy of Cheese Patron Peter’s Yard we take a look at the charcoal crispbread and pair it with more of our Level One cheeses. You can learn more about any of the cheeses mentioned by visiting our Cheese Library whilst studying on our Level One course. Add intensity […]

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Academy of Cheese


7th October 2020

Cheese Knowledge

Pink Peppercorn Crispbread

We’ve teamed up with our Patron Peter’s Yard to pair their crispbreads with cheeses studied in our Level One Associate course. For the second installment we take a closer look at their Pink Peppercorn Sourdough Crispbread and some suggestions for perfect pairings. Sweet, spicy and fragrant; pink peppercorns are a very different proposition to the […]

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Noemie Richard


6th October 2020

Cheese Knowledge

Some ideas for cooking with cheese

Besides being a delight by itself, cheese is versatile food and when used in cooking can help you highlight flavours and create some unusual and very tasty dishes. Categorising cheese into different families such as: fresh, soft, hard and hard cooked, is a useful way of choosing what cheese to use for each recipe. Most […]

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Noemie Richard


7th September 2020

Guide

Cheese Counter Toolkits

Whether you are a professional cheesemonger or cheese lover perfecting your cheese boards at home, using the correct tools for cutting and serving cheese can make all the difference.

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Academy of Cheese


26th August 2020

Cheese Knowledge

Peter’s Yard Crispbreads

Academy of Cheese is pleased to welcome Peter’s Yard as a new Patron! What better match for any cheeseboard than these delicious, traditional, award-winning sourdough crispbreads – made using simple, natural ingredients – much like cheese!

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Academy of Cheese


24th August 2020

Why Study Cheese

Writing about Cheese? Let us take you to the next level.

You already know your gruyere from your gorgonzola, but the wonderful world of cheese is complex.

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Academy of Cheese


10th August 2020

Why Study Cheese

Serving Cheese? Study with us to upsell your Cheese specialities.

Get a reputation for good cheese and you’ll be turning customers away.

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Academy of Cheese


27th July 2020

Why Study Cheese

Mastering the “Art of Cheese”

Master the “Art of Cheese” with professional cheese knowledge and industry recognised certifications, it’s never been easier to boost your career.

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cheese recipes

Academy of Cheese


10th July 2020

British Cheese Weekender

Cheese Recipes and Fondue | British Cheese Weekender 2020

A series of delicious recipes from great chefs who love to cook with cheese.

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Cheese pairing

Academy of Cheese


3rd July 2020

British Cheese Weekender

Cheese pairing & matching | British Cheese Weekender 2020

Ever wanted to experiment with cheese pairings but aren’t sure where to start?

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Academy of Cheese


30th June 2020

British Cheese Weekender

Cheese Tasting part 2 | British Cheese Weekender 2020

For part two of the cheese tasting instalment from British Cheese Weekender

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Cheese tasting

Academy of Cheese


30th June 2020

British Cheese Weekender

Cheese Tasting part 1 | British Cheese Weekender 2020

Naturally some of the most popular videos from the British Cheese Weekender

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Cheese making

Academy of Cheese


26th June 2020

British Cheese Weekender

Cheese Making | British Cheese Weekender 2020

Next from the British Cheese Weekender highlights is artisan cheesemaking at its finest.

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History of Cheese

Academy of Cheese


12th June 2020

British Cheese Weekender

History of Cheese | British Cheese Weekender 2020

Take a trip through the history of British Cheese, with industry experts Ned Palmer and Andy Swinscoe.

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Cheese farm tour

Academy of Cheese


5th June 2020

British Cheese Weekender

Farm Tours | British Cheese Weekender

For the first in our series of highlights from British Cheese Weekender we bring you the Farm Tours.

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Cheese Conversations

Academy of Cheese


1st June 2020

British Cheese Weekender

Cheese Conversations | British Cheese Weekender 2020

Learn more about the British Cheese industry, the crisis it’s facing today and its future post pandemic.

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Noemie Richard


29th May 2020

Guide

French Cheese tasting | Sensorial analysis

L’École du Fromage by Savencia presents: The Sensorial Analysis applied to French Cheese Tasting.

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Academy of Cheese


4th May 2020

Academy news

Events & Courses

Academy of Cheese supporting small cheesemakers

When the coronavirus hit we saw the devastation that was having to our cheese makers many of them had been supplying events, venue, sports venues, restaurants, cafes, and all of that business was suddenly gone. We had great admiration for those of them that turned their businesses around and started selling direct to customers to consumers, so to their local community delivering on their bicycles on their little vans, by hand, or many of them also created online websites. The first thing that the academy of cheese did was we used our community of over 2000 people to notify them on who was doing what and how.

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Academy of Cheese


28th April 2020

TNCN

Gouda: Tuesday Night is Cheese Night Episode 4

28th April 2020 #TNCN Live Broadcast On: 28th April 2020 Episode 4 Video Transcript It’s Tuesday Oh American it’s kind of like let’s get some big trucks and bouncing over some big cars and it’s okay. Welcome to Tuesday Night is Cheese Night it is a fantastic summer’s evening down here in the southwest of […]

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Kanako Mathys


27th April 2020

Academy news

Cheese news

コロナ危機 – 個人経営チーズメーカーをサポート

Coronavirus Crisis: Support Small Cheesemakers

イギリススペシャリストチーズ(小規模アルチザンスタイルチーズ)メーカーと小売業界が一丸となり、消費者を巻き込んでの業界保護するキャンペーン。戦中戦後の壊滅状態から見事な復興を遂げ、近年とても活気づいていた、イギリスのスペシャリストチーズ業界。今、コロナ禍で危機に陥っています。

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Academy of Cheese


21st April 2020

TNCN

Goats Cheese: Tuesday Night is Cheese Night Episode 3

This week we taste and discuss Goat cheeses which used to be one of the most popular cheese in the world. But it has become a little bit rarer and it’s some people’s absolutely favorite cheese’s other people it just turns them right off.

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Academy of Cheese


16th April 2020

Guide

4 great palate cleansers for cheese

Lets talk about palate cleansers. A good palate cleanser should have little taste or aftertaste and remove food residue from the tongue and roof of the mouth so your next tasting experience isn’t tainted by other food, allowing your palate to do its job and assess flavour accurately.

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Academy of Cheese


14th April 2020

TNCN

Soft & Gooey Cheese: Tuesday Night is Cheese Night Episode 2

Okay right It’s tuesday night it must be cheese night

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Academy of Cheese


7th April 2020

TNCN

Cheddar: Tuesday Night is Cheese Night Episode 1

Hello everybody, my name is Charlie Turnbull, this is the Academy of Cheese, it’s Tuesday, so it must be Tuesday Night is Cheese Night #TNCN.

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Emma Young


3rd April 2020

Case study

Cheese eLearning Case Study

The online platform is simple, easy to navigate and refer back to for as long as necessary before taking the exam. It is split into sections to make it digestible under your personal ‘Learning Road’.

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Academy of Cheese


1st April 2020

Academy news

Spring 2020 update

New Training partner news

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Academy of Cheese


27th March 2020

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Academy of Cheese


20th March 2020

Guide

Cheese Tasting – How to bring cheese to room temperature

If you regularly eat good cheese you will be well aware that eating cheese straight out of the fridge is a bad idea, it can be dull & flavourless with a rubbery texture. If you’ve ever wondered why then read on.

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Academy of Cheese


28th February 2020

Academy news

Events & Courses

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Academy of Cheese


25th February 2020

Events & Courses

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Academy of Cheese


25th February 2020

Guide

How to taste Cheese

Academy of Cheese has produced this Structured Approach to Tasting Cheese (SATC).

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Academy of Cheese


21st February 2020

Academy news

Events & Courses

What’s on February & March 2020

Academy of Cheese – Level 1 Courses

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Academy of Cheese


14th February 2020

Cheese news

Marcus Brigstocke ate too many cheeses

On the judging day, I ate 42 cheeses, which it turns out is too many, I mean, I love cheese but that is too many.’

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Academy of Cheese


20th December 2019

Academy news

Academy of Cheese 2019 reflections

As we hurtle towards a new decade, we thought we’d take a moment to reflect on what a momentous year it’s been for the Academy of Cheese and all our alumni.

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Academy of Cheese


16th October 2019

Academy news

International interest in the Academy

We recently held an intensive ‘Train the Trainer’ session in London.

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Academy of Cheese


8th August 2019

Academy news

Take it to the next Level

Behind the Rind at Level 2

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Academy of Cheese


24th July 2019

Cheese news

Countdown to Nantwich

With less than one week to go… the great and the good in the world of cheese are preparing to assemble in Cheshire for this year’s International Cheese Awards.

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Academy of Cheese


28th May 2019

Cheese news

British Cheese Awards 2019

This week sees the very best British cheesemakers and cheesemongers compete for the much acclaimed trophies and accolades at the British Cheese Awards 2019.

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Academy of Cheese


5th April 2019

Academy news

Cheese news

Young Cheesemonger of the Year 2019

We’re thrilled to be supporting the exciting Young Cheesemonger of the Year competition at the British Cheese Awards 2019.

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Academy of Cheese


15th March 2019

Academy news

Spring 2019 Update

Which is good news for cheese lovers, as the cows begin to head back out to pasture after what’s been a significantly milder winter than last year. And there’s more good news to share from the Academy too…

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Academy of Cheese


22nd February 2019

Academy news

Take a look at Level Two

Ready to start studying for Level Two? Here is a preview of the Standards & Learning Outcomes to gain Member Accreditation. Courses will be available from May 2019 through our Training Partners, we’ll keep you updated with the latest dates and fees in the coming weeks.

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Academy of Cheese


23rd November 2018

Academy news

Cheese fever spreads across the UK

Introducing Two NEW Training Partners

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Academy of Cheese


22nd October 2018

Academy news

Launching the Cheese Knowledge Centre

Academy of Cheese Knowledge centre and learning road

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Academy of Cheese


8th November 2017

Cheese news

Industry Update November 2017

The final months of 2017 are passing with a flurry of activity. As retailers gear up for the festive push, we are seeing increasing numbers of Academy of Cheese graduates achieving Level 1.

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Academy of Cheese


17th May 2017

Cheese news

Meet the Cheese Board for a Flavour of the Academy of Cheese

Calling all British Cheese Awards judges attending the British Cheese Awards!

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Academy of Cheese


10th April 2017

Academy news

Other

Developing a new generation of global ambassadors for cheese

The founding committee members here at the Academy of Cheese, hosted a special Level One course at Westminster College in London on Thursday 30th March 2017.

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Academy of Cheese


27th March 2017

Academy news

A Big Thanks to all our Patrons

We would like to extend a very big thank you to all our existing patrons

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