Unusual offering - A Blacksticks Blue cheese Brulee

Lancashire cheese makers introduce Blacksticks Blue: Mature your own cheese… the perfect gift this Christmas.

The Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses gift pack consists of one whole 500g Blacksticks Blue cheese to nurture just the way you like it, all the way from mellow to nuclear tang.

Each cheese comes with a ‘birth certificate’ for keeping track of maturation and a simple instruction guide allowing cheese lovers to pick their desired taste.

This unusual Christmas gift brings edge to the traditional blue cheese and port favourite, offering cheese lovers the chance to take control of the mould and the bring the science and joy of cheese making into their own home for the whole family.

Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses, based in Preston, also have also introduced a ‘Letterbox Cheese’ service – your favourite cheeses delivered through your front door.

Direct from the dairy and perfectly sized to fit straight through the letterbox (including chill packs to keep fresh), this is the hassle free care package or gift for cheese lovers.

Shoppers can choose from a range of cheese boards. The classic, show stopping Perfect British Cheeseboard for two includes Blacksticks Blue, Button Mill creamy and Sunday Best, with chutney and crackers for just £6.50.

Traditionalists beware! Those seeking something a little different to turn dessert on its head can also order the Blacksticks Blue Cheese Brulee via the letterbox cheese shop. For a sweet or savoury hit it can be served with sweet biscuits – an unexpected but brilliant pairing.

Blacksticks Blue is a hero cheese for fourth generation family business, Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses and can be found in all major supermarkets.

The Mature your Own Blacksticks Blue is available for pre-order online.