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Stilton Cheese

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Summary

In England, Stilton isn't just a cheese – it's an institution, displayed with pride on sideboards in pubs and restaurants throughout the country. Our aged Stilton from the historic Cropwell Bishop Creamery in Nottinghamshire lives up to its reputation as the king of British cheeses. Aged for three months, the cow's milk cheese has the variety's characteristic blue veining; rich, complex flavors; and a moist, firm, yet crumbly texture. Stilton is traditionally served after dinner with a fine port or Sauterne, fruit and nuts – the perfect ending to a holiday meal.

  • Weighs 2 lb. minimum.
  • Shipped chilled.
  • Made in England.
Use & Care

Receiving Instructions

  • Refrigerate the cheese in the vegetable drawer upon receipt. Unopened, it keeps 1 month refrigerated, 2 weeks when opened. After opening the package, scrape away excess surface mold. (An earthy-looking mold is normal on a well-aged cheese.) Wrap any unused portion in waxed paper or in cheesecloth covered with aluminum foil.

Preparation

  • For optimal flavor, serve the cheese at room temperature. Traditional fare in English pubs and restaurants, Stilton is often paired with port, crusty bread, sweet butter, English biscuits, walnuts or pears. After you've eaten the cheese, the shell remains; pour in wine and dip chunks of bread.
Ingredients
  • Pasteurized cow's milk, salt, vegetarian rennet, dairy cultures (milk), mold cultures (penicillium roqueforti). 
Shipping

Shipping Information

Please allow up to two weeks for processing and delivery of perishable items, which are shipped overnight to ensure freshness. Perishable items are not eligible for rush shipping. 

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At Williams Sonoma, we take great pride in the quality and craftsmanship of our products. Attention to design, materials, safety and construction are our priority. Upon receipt, please inspect your purchase and notify us of any damage; we will arrange for a prompt replacement.

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 by from Buy this Cheese! I buy this every Christmas as gifts for my family, clients, and of course, myself. Rave reviews. I have never had a better product from WS. I tried to buy more in January and it is unavailable. Wish they carried it through the cold winter months as I would a buy a wheel per month. Keeps well, extraordinary flavor and texture. I have tried other Stilton and none compare to this product. Nice blue veins...not the horrible green seen so often in poorly kept or old Stilton. Buy this cheese.
    Date published: 2017-01-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Definitely the real thing! After trying many different Stilton Cheeses this is absolutely the best and worth every penny! Will purchase again.
    Date published: 2017-01-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stilton was a hit Sent to dearest friends who are picky about their Stilton. They told me they loved it. Will send again if available.
    Date published: 2015-01-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Stilton available The Stilton from Long Clawson Dairy is the best around. I have tried lots of other Stilton, but theirs is definitely the best tasting. I order this every year for Christmas. This 2 lb. wheel will last you several weeks. Love, love, love this cheese. Highly recommend. Worth every penny. One year I tried another Stilton and it was nowhere near as tasty as this one.
    Date published: 2014-12-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Spectacular I nearly had a heart attack when I could not find the wonderful round 2-lb. stilton in the catalog this year. Fortunately it occurred to me to look online before it was too late. For several years we have given these cheeses to whichever households were hosting Christmas family gatherings, and this year we finally got one for ourselves. It is marvelous to the last crumb. Some people cut it into wedges, but we just dug into the middle, and now we are finally eating the thin walls and the bottom. Still delicious. Of course if you don't like blue-veined cheeses in the first place then it's not for you, but it's not too strong for dedicated cheese lovers.
    Date published: 2013-01-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Grest cheese This is some of the best cheese I have ever eaten, When it arrive I ate most of it right then and did not leave my wife much and it was part of the Christmas I had bought fpr her. I wS IN BIG TROUBLE BUT i DIDN'T CARE THE CHEESE WAS WORTH IT, SO i ATE MOST OF IT
    Date published: 2013-01-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful cheese This cheese was smooth, tangy, and creamy. I wrapped it up just like the picture and my guests thought it was elegant and opulent.
    Date published: 2012-04-25
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