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Weathering the storms and producing award-winning cheese in East Cork

27 Sep 2021
Bó Rua producing award-winning cheese in East Cork

Making cheese since 2018, the Dinneens have already won the Gold Medal at the Blas na hEireann Irish Food Awards 2019 and secured two starts at the Great Taste Awards 2020 For their Bó Rua Farmhouse Cheddar.

It is handcrafted on the farm by Norma, from the milk of the Montbéliard and Friesian herd and gently aged for nine months on traditional wooden boards to develop a firm yet delicately creamy texture and full, approachable flavour.

Read their story which was recently published on the Irish Examiner

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