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Baron Bigod Brie

Baron Bigod Brie

Baron Bigod Brie


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Supplied by: The Courtyard Dairy | Delivery Details

Aged to perfect ripeness in The Courtyard Dairy’s maturing rooms, Baron Bigod is Britain’s first unpasteurised Brie to be made on the farm in traditional large (3kg) wheels, and ladled by hand.  The French are jealous…
Makers of Baron Bigod, Jonathan and Dulcie Crickmore have been dairy farmers all their lives at Fen Farm Dairy in Suffolk.  Falling milk prices prompted them to diversify into cheese making.  Seeing a gap in the market for a large (3 kg) unpasteurised Brie (similar to Brie de Meaux) they started to develop Baron Bigod.  This involved purchasing a herd of French cows (Montbeliarde) to provide the rich milk needed to complement their newly acquired cheese-making skills.  Baron Bigod is one to watch out for as it progresses – the first batches came available only in January 2013.

Baron Bigod (pronounce By-god) was the Earl of Norfolk in the 12th-century and owned the land on which Fen Farm now stands.  By building a castle in Bungay (which overlooks Fen Farm), however, he annoyed the king (Stephen) and was punished by being sent off to fight in Syria.

Baron Bigod originated from Normandy (coming to Britain during the Norman invasion), which is where bloomy-rinded cheeses, such as Camembert and Brie, are best known.  Jonathan likes to think “if Baron Bigod were alive today he would be very pleased to know there is a good French-style Brie available in his home town!”

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This product will have two weeks shelf life from the date of delivery.  

Delivery Details

FREE DELIVERY OVER £55, otherwise £5.95

Unfortunately we are unable to send goods to the following postcodes:

HS1-9, KW15-17, IV41-56, PA20, PA41-49, PA62-76, KA27-28, PH22-44, ZE1-3, BT1-94.

 

Shipping Facts

Orders are dispatched Monday to Thurday for next day delivery.

 

Minimum Order Details

There is no minimum order.

Christmas Delivery

Last Order Date for Christmas Delivery is 1 Dec
Christmas Pre-Orders will be sent out w/c 21 Dec
Accepting orders between Christmas & New Year but orders will not be processed until reopen in January.

Customer Services

courtyarddairy.dispatch@gmail.com
01729 823291

Opening Times

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Returns Policy

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The Courtyard Dairy

Award wining purveyors of world cheeses, their extensive range have been aged to perfection, then hand-cut at the shop. You might occasionally find the same cheese available elsewhere, but we doubt they will taste as good – cheeses matured by The Courtyard Dairy taste simply amazing

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