Join the British cheese revolution, 4-5 November
You might not know it, but there’s a revolution taking place in the UK.
Urban cheesemakers are turning milk into mozzarella under railway arches, new wave cheesemongers are pushing the boundaries of counter culture and street food heroes are putting the goo into good times.
In other words, the country’s cheese scene is hotter right now than the molten heart of a grilled cheese sandwich.
After a successful debut at Camden Market in May, the London Cheese Project is back at a new venue and with an expanded line up of traders.
Taking place on 4-5 November, the ticketed two-day festival of fromage wil take place in the gardens of the Geffrye Museum in Hoxton, East London, bringing together new wave British cheesemakers and mongers to showcase the country’s very best cheeses.
As well as being able to buy cheese direct from producers, visitors will be able to taste for themselves in unique and gloriously gooey dishes created by London’s leading street food traders. There will also be stalls selling everything you need to create the perfect cheese plate.
Plus: CULTURE CLUB – a series of expert talks and tastings from cheese writer and World Cheese Awards judge Patrick McGuigan (click link for more details and tix).
Other highlights include bars selling craft beer, wine and cocktails, live music, two large stretch tents in case of bad weather, and a free live demo area with everything from mozzarella-making to a Parmesan v. Cheddar ‘crack off’ and the opening of a 70kg Emmenthal (expect lederhosen to feature).
Welcome to cheese nirvana
Tickets cost £4, plus booking fee, and can be purchased via Eventbrite.