Cheese Bored?

Cheese BoredThe great British after-dinner cheeseboard is in danger of becoming a thing of the past, according to a new study from British savoury snack-maker Jacob’s. Its report revealed that two thirds of the UK (65%) prepares a cheese board just once a year or less, and one in ten (9%) rarely keep more than one type of cheese in the fridge at a time. The report found that Londoners are four times as likely to know about obscure British varieties such as Ticklemore, and those from the South West are 49% more likely than average to spot a Stinking Bishop with ease. In response to the findings, Jacob’s is celebrating the 130th anniversary of its iconic, Jacob’s Cream Cracker by creating an epic 40m cheeseboard – the longest ever cheeseboard –  set to inspire a new generation with the simple joys of perfectly paired cheese and crackers (pictured). Stretching the length of Tower Bridge Walkway in London, the Jacob’s Longest Ever Cheeseboard grand feast featured a range of specially developed cheese and cracker pairings.

Top 10 Most-Recognised British Cheeses (well, 11)…

  1. Cheddar
  2. Stilton
  3. Red Leicester
  4. Wensleydale
  5. Double Gloucester
  6. Cheshire
  7. Caerphilly
  8. Lancashire
  9. Stinking Bishop
  10. Cornish Brie
  11. Cornish Yarg

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