Events & Recipes


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Clawson Dairies are award winning cheese specialists who make the world famous BLUE STILTON which is a perfect ingredient to cook, experiment and create wonderful dishes with it.  Sourcing British food is becoming increasingly important as more and more people are buying from farmers’ markets as they realise the high level of quality achieved with British produce and therefore, the public are becoming more interested in where their food comes from.  All cheese made at Clawson Dairies is made from cows milk sourced within 25 mile radius from the dairy.  Only milk from cows grazing in the three counties of Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire can be used to make Stilton Cheese.

The vast range of cheeses from Clawson Dairies mean you can create some delicious meals – from the basic Stiltons to the savoury blends such as Cotswold, Charnwood, Innkeepers Choice, Windsor Red & Huntsman and sweet blends like White Stilton with Apricots, White Stilton with Mango & Ginger or Wensleydale with Cranberries for a festive cheese.

Award Winning Rutland Red is an Aged Red Leicester is becoming as popular as Blue Stilton!

From the Cookery Demonstrations held at Farmer Barnes Dairy, here are the recipes we used for your meal.  Have a go yourself and enjoy our fabulous cheeses.

Cotswold Cheese Straws  with Blue Stilton Dip

Blue Shropshire & White Wine Soup

Macaroni Cheese & Bacon with Rutland Red

White Stilton with Apricot & Red Onion Tart

White Stilton with Mango & Ginger Cheesecake

Wensleydale with Cranberries Oat Bites

Harriet’s Kitchen Recipe – Cheesecake with White Stilton, Mango & Ginger

2/3rd Ginger Bisuits, crushed mixed with 1/3rd melted butter.  Mix and press in loose bottomed tin.  Place in fridge to cool while mix the creamy topping.  Mix 200g Caster Sugar  in 200g Cream Cheese and cream together.  Crumble 150g white Stilton with Mango & Ginger and add to this mixture.  In another bowl, whisk 200ml of Double Cream or Whipping Cream.  Fold in the whipped cream to the Cream Cheese mix to keep it light and fluffy.  Spread this mixture on to the cooled biscuit base.  Level and replace into the fridge to set for 2 hours.  Before serving, add decoration like chocolate curls using a potato peeler or some grated chocolate.

Harriet’s Kitchen Recipe – White Stilton & Pear Blondies

Prep Time: 20 minutes  Cook Time: 30 minutes  Total Time: 50 minutes  Yield: Serves 16
Buttery brown sugar blondies stuffed with white stilton and pear slices.
Ingredients:170 grams (3/4 cup) unsalted butter, melted, 225 grams (1 and 1/4 cup) brown sugar, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract,
1 large egg, 210 grams (1 and 1/2 cups) plain flour, 150 grams (1 cup) white stilton, chunks / crumbled, 50 grams (1/2 cup) pear slices
  1. Preheat the oven to 160 C. Grease and line an 8 inch square baking tin with baking or parchment paper, ensuring two sides overhang. In a large mixing bowl, add the melted butter and sugar and gently whisk together. Add the vanilla extract and stir.
  2. Add the egg and mix until combined. Stir in flour and white stilton. Fold in the pear slices. Pour the batter in prepared tin, smooth the top and place in the oven.
  3. Bake blondies for approximately 30 minutes or until golden on the edges and a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean. Leave in pan to cool completely. Cut into squares to serve.


Did you enjoy Jane’s Teabread on your visit? Download the recipe here and make it yourself!