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A Stinking Great Picnic!

6th June 2017

Summer is upon us, which means weekends at the beach or in the country with a gingham rug and a wicker basket. So if you're off on a summertime picnic with friends and family, here's some inspiration for enjoying some Stinking Bishop alongside your usual picnic favourites....MORE

Invite the Bishop!

15th March 2017

Inspired by the words of Michel Roux Jnr on Radio 2 last year, we are on course to make Stinking Bishop to Easter what Stilton is to Christmas... MORE

What complements Stinking Bishop on a cheese board?

22nd November 2016

One of the best things about the Christmas meal often isn't the turkey or the Christmas pudding - we believe it's the notorious cheese board! ... MORE

Stinking Butternuts!

9th November 2016

A surprising combination, perhaps, but Stinking Bishop works well with the sweetness of butternut squash... MORE

Pumpkin and Stinking Bishop Risotto

9th November 2016

This November I will be dragging myself away from the farm here in Gloucestershire... MORE

World Cheese Awards

29th October 2016

October and November is the only time of year the Father of the squash family makes an appearance in the supermarkets and greengrocers.... MORE

Stinking Bishop in a Sandwich

30th September 2016

We're often asked how best to eat the cheese rather than simply on the cheeseboard... MORE

Originality is rare

22nd September 2016

We've been hand making cheese for decades at our family farm in Dymock, Gloucestershire and we believe sticking to your values... MORE

Abergavenny Food Festival

15th September 2016

This week, on 17th and 18th we'll be travelling a short distance down the A40 to attend this year's Abergavenny Food Festival...MORE

Naked Ladies

14th September 2015

A group of 23 Naked Ladies have appeared in our meadows!... MORE

Un-Stinking Bishop

1st April 2015

In light of the appointment of the new Bishop of Gloucester and some comments that we have had... MORE

Gloucester Geese

20th January 2015

After free ranging over the farm for the past 8 months it is now the time of year to be putting our geese into pairs...MORE


15th December 2014

We bought in freshly pressed grape juice from our local vineyard, Three Choirs... MORE

Winter is coming!

24th November 2014

On Friday 21st November I finally gave in to the wet weather and brought the cows into their winter quarters...MORE

Orchard Conference

17th November 2014

Members of the Gloucestershire Orchard Trust instigated the first Orchard Conference at the Three Counties Showground Centre at Malvern...MORE

Elsie Davies

7th November 2014

I had the honour to give part of the eulogy at a funeral today. The funeral was for Elsie Davies...MORE

Flat out for Christmas

28th October 2014

On the cheesemaking front we are now in top gear and flat out for the run up to Christmas... MORE

Dougie the bull

23rd October 2014

Our Old Gloucester cows have had a wonderful summer, plenty of grass with no hot drought period, they are looking fat... MORE

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