Five Counties (Five Territories) is a cheese produced by Ilchester Cheese Company. The cheese is made by combining five English cheeses namely, Cheddar, Cheshire, Derby, Double Gloucester and Red Leicester. The alternative layers of yellow, orange and white makes this cheese visually stunning on a cheese platter. Since all five cheeses are either Cheddar or close to Cheddar, the resulting cheese is mild and buttery in taste, smooth in texture with hints of salt. Five Counties can be used as toppings for burgers, salads. It goes well with dark beers, fruity wines. Saxon Shire or Saxon Shires: A similar layered cheese is marketed by Coombe Castle International.


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Garth P

7 months ago

Send gimmicky. Yea, it’s five cheese stacked on one another. Yes, it would work on a grilled cheese. The kids that are afraid of cheese will love it. I am going to say this, it’s cheddar. 5 of them. Five times in a row to be a boring cheese. They succeeded.


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