Red Leicester Cheese

Picture of red leicester cheese
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Approx. Weight: 7 oz.
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Gourmet-Food Fast Facts
CountryUnited Kingdom
ImportedYes
MilkCow
Pasteurized MilkYes
Vegetarian RennetYes
TextureFirm

Like the legendary tale of King Arthur, our Excalibur Red Leicester is truly a one of kind. To taste it is to taste hundreds of years of traditional English cheesemaking craftsmanship at it's best. Red Leicester is one of the most famous cheeses made in England. Firm and crumbly in texture, yet smooth on the palate, Red Leicester is easy to find as it is orange in color due to the addition of annatto.

Pair this legendary cheese with a traditional brown ale and you will find that in that with Excalibur, you are the king of cheese! Red Leicester is crumblier than your traditional cheddar in terms of texture. It is also a bit more moist and has a milder flavor. It has a slightly nutty taste with hints of burnt caramel. It is buttery smooth and very creamy.

This cheese goes well with fruits such as apples or grapes. If you are looking to make a savory dish, try preparing dishes mushrooms, chives, or mustard. It pairs well with a variety of wines, both white and red.


Ingredients:pasteurized cow's milk, salt, microbial rennet, starter culture, coloring: annatto.