Making cheese all day, every day – and they love it!

Stanage Cheese

A young couple are making ‘millstone cheese’ in the shadow of Stanage Edge, as Steve Brown reports

THE ORIGINS OF CHEESE MAKING are lost in the mists of time. It is assumed that it might have come about through the transportation of milk using the stomachs of dead ruminants where there would have been a natural presence of rennet. What isn’t in doubt is that it was widely practised in these islands by the time the Romans occupied our land and has continued ever since…