Bath Soft Cheese - Farmdrop Local Food Delivery

Bath Soft Cheese

Here at Park Farm, my family have been happily milking a herd of cows for three generations. A few years ago we thought we would try making cheese. The cheese is made in the same buildings in which my grandmother made her cheddar. The cows are just a few hundred yards away. The local Bath Cheese was once well known, and in its heyday was recommended to Admiral Lord Nelson in a letter from his father (dated 1801). We found the recipe in an old grocer’s recipe book. It stipulates that the cheese must be made with full cream milk, that salt be sprinkled on the young cheeses with the aid of a feather, and that the cheese was soft and covered with white mould