Cheezels: The greatest ever cheese-flavoured crisps?

My love of all things cheese-related is such that whenever I find myself buying a bag of crisps, I always tend to go for something with a cheesy flavour.

I dread to think how many bags of Wotsits and Quavers and cheesy Doritos I’ve eaten over the years – and whenever a new type of cheesy crisp gets launched, it’s always a fairly major event in my little world.

Of course, it must be pointed out that cheese-flavoured crisps don’t actually tend to contain that much cheese. Take Wotsits for instance – a quick Google search reveals that only 7% of all the ingredients that make up the cheese flavouring is from actual cheese. As far as I’m concerned though, that minor detail spoils the enjoyment of them not one little bit.

But what is the greatest cheese-flavoured crisp of them all?

Continue reading

Advertisements

The wonders of cheese on toast, and 12 different ways to make it

Since I started this blog there have been numerous posts in which I’ve eulogised about how versatile cheese is, and we all know that it can be a key component of a wide range of different meals. Pasta dishes, pizzas, salads, risottos. Even soups.

However, there’s one particular culinary creation that never seems to get a look-in when people talk about their favourite cheese-based dishes – yet one which any right-thinking person will hold close to their heart as one of the ultimate comfort foods.

Yes, I refer to the simple wonders of cheese on toast.
Continue reading

What it’s like to take part in the Gloucester cheese rolling

I really, really like cheese – and if you’re reading this blog, the chances are you do too.

I reckon I like cheese much more than you though.

A bold claim, perhaps – but one that I think I can back up by revealing that I once risked life and limb in order to throw myself down a really steep hill, just to try and get my hands on a giant wheel of Double Gloucester!

Continue reading

Cheesy chips: a new spin on a much-loved takeaway snack…

I’ve said it before in this blog but I’ll say it again: one of the greatest things about cheese is that it goes really well with lots of different things. We’ll all have our own views on what the finest cheese-based culinary combos are – for me though, one of the greatest is that simple takeaway pleasure of cheesy chips. When you’re on the move and need to grab something to eat, it never fails to hit the spot…

Continue reading