Tunworth has won the coveted ‘Supreme Champion’ award at The British Cheese Awards not once, but twice – in 2006 and 2013.
Tunworth – the only British Camembert – a soft, white-rinded cheese wonderfully reminiscent of its French cousin, made markedly different thanks to the rounded green hills and lush grazing of its rural Hampshire terroir.
Despite being refined and perfected over the years Tunworth is still made entirely by hand – from the first ladle of pasteurised whole cow’s milk to the waxed paper wrap and poplar box packaging.
The finished cheese has a soft, thin and wrinkled rind, a rich and earthy mushroom fragrance, and a long-lasting sweet and nutty flavour.
From Hampshire cheeses website –
“THE BEST CAMEMBERT IN THE WORLD!” Raymond Blanc
“My favourite melting cheese is a ripe Tunworth”, Nigel Slater,
“Tunworth is a staple ingredient of my kitchen … because it is a world-class cheese with a well-deserved international reputation”, Simon Rogan.
No more need be said ……….
Make by Hampshire Cheeses, based in Herriard, Basingstoke.
Made using traditional rennet and pasteurised cow’s milk – not suitable for vegetarian.
Keep refrigerated on receipt and leave in original packaging until ready to eat – serve at room temperature.