INGREDIENTS

Buyer's guide

The only Wensleydale still made in the valley itself is that from the Hawes Creamery, which uses locally-sourced milk. also makes a blue version. Their cheeses are sold under the name ‘Real Yorkshire Wensleydale’.

Preparation

White Wensleydale is often enjoyed with fruitcake in its Yorkshire homeland. Wensleydale was made with ewes’ milk up until the 17th century, but now it is made exclusively with cows’ milk.