The Last Couple of Weeks in the Life of Ribblesdale Cheese

Two weeks ago, on Monday, we made a vat of Tasty Yorkshire, on Tuesday we had our usual mad waxing day to stock up the shelves for the coming week.  On Wednesday, we made a full vat of Superior Goat Gouda and on Thursday we made a full vat of Original Goat.  On Friday, we vac packed the gouda and …

Whinge of today: transport

Although we are located out in the sticks, as one of our customers referred to us, we are lucky in that our larger customers pick up from us, something I am very thankful for. Otherwise, we have to send our cheese by courier.  We have little choice over courier companies as few will collect from us, being where we are. …

Updated Snow Book 2013

It is free to enter and the prize is a pot of goat curd.  Below are the entries so far: The usual criteria applies: the date when a layer of snow settles on the ground outside our unit in Hawes.  The local farmers around my way, (which is always a few degrees colder than Hawes on account of being in …

The Last Few Weeks in the Life of Ribblesdale Cheese

Well, it has been a stressful time one way or the other. Let’s concentrate on the good things: We had the best month of the year in October, so that was pretty good, we were busy, especially toward to the end of the month.  Here is hoping for a good Christmas period for everyone in business. And it hasn’t snowed …