Hartington Creamery Blog

King of Cheese; Alan Salt celebrates his 50-year Jubilee as a Stilton cheese maker! Part 1

This is part one with part two next week: This summer we celebrate Alan Salt’s (often referred to as Salty) 50-year Jubilee as a Stilton cheese maker! This is something we are very proud of and honour Alan’s continued dedication to the cheese industry. If you have ever been lucky enough to meet Salty or within his company you will understand why he’s such a valued member of the...


Abby at Hartington Creamery

Rising costs are set to cause udder chaos in the farming industry!

Let’s be honest, you’ve probably had a conversation over the past month that went something along the lines of: “I can’t believe how expensive fuel is at the moment.” Well, the cost of living isn’t just affecting your bills as the cheese world is also experiencing stinking price increases too! We caught up with our fantastic director, Robert Gosling, here at Hartington Creamery to find out exactly how and why we...


Tour De Stilton 2022

The Annual Tour De Stilton

We don't normally allow public access to our Creamery but when these lads emailed saying they were planning a 120mile round trip to pay us a visit during their Tour De Stilton we couldn't say no! 120miles 4 Stilton Producers=hefty haul of cheese to cycle home with! Avid Cyclists Tour the Stilton Trail For the second successive year, a fit gang of eight cyclists took on a Cheese adventure they...


Blue Stilton Cheese

Spectacular Quinquennial Success at the Artisan Cheese Awards

The Artisan Cheese Awards 2022 is a prestigious event for both UK and Irish cheesemakers to compete for the best in class honours. We had a mighty haul of five wins in this year's judging giving us three Gold and two bronze awards. There were over 1000 entries this year and we lived up to our artisan heritage and proved we are truly one of the best in the...


Platinum Blue Jubilee Cheese

Landmark Jubilee is cause for celebration

To commemorate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, we wanted to create something exclusive and special for our blue cheese lovers to enjoy in royal style! When and what is the Platinum Jubilee? Ascending the throne on 6th February 1952 at just 25 years old, Her Majesty the Queen became the first British Monarch to commemorate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 years of service. The majority of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations will commence...


Large Hartington Heart

Looking for gift ideas for Mother’s Day?

Our top picks for Mother’s Day! If you’re in need of inspiration or are looking for something a bit different to treat your Mum this Mother’s Day, then look no further! We’ve got three heart-shaped hampers all from our gold collection, two artisan gins, and a gift voucher ecard! Mini Hartington Heart, Pick Your Own Selection - £14.95 This is an ideal gift for your cheese lover, packed in wood wool inside...


Stilton Scones Recipe

New recipe – creamy and tangy stilton scones

White or Blue Stilton Savoury Scones #BetterThanFeta A stalwart of afternoon teas, scones have long been a crowd-pleaser, especially when served with jam and thick clotted cream on a warm summer’s day. Our special recipe, which uses our creamy and tangy Hartington White Stilton cheese or Blue Stilton cheese if you prefer, offers something altogether more savoury, with a bit of a kick! Replace the Jam with one of our Pikehall...


White Stilton Vodka Vinagarette

White Stilton, Bacon, Walnut, with a Vodka Vinegarette Salad #BetterthanFeta

White Stilton, Bacon, Walnut & Hartington Vodka & Honey Vinegarette Salad Feta cheese has become very popular in the UK and we want to redress the imbalance and point out that the King of British Cheese namely Stilton is 'Better than Feta'! White Stilton has all of the texture characteristics as Greek Feta and we think tastes a lot better than Feta.  This super easy to make recipe uses our...


Red Heart Cheese & Wine Gift Hamper

The Ultimate Indulgent Valentine’s Gifts

What better way to observe the tradition of Valentine’s Day than with some traditionally made cheese made with love for over 150 years by the Hartington Creamery. We don’t just make traditional cheese, we have something for everyone including our carefully balanced flavours of blended cheese.  To help you choose the perfect gift we have carefully combined the two and created a list of our top 5 gifts for...


Chicken & Stilton Pie

Chicken with Hartington Blue Stilton Pie Recipe

Turkey or Chicken with Hartington Blue Stilton Leek & Mushroom Pie This is an exceptionally indulgent and tasty pie that uses our wonderful Blue Stilton to add a rich depth of flavour. The following ingredients are our own suggestions and you should omit and add them to suit your preference, but just don't leave out the Stilton ;-).  We have used puff pastry for a light crisp crunchy top but...


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