Raclette

Melty. Smooth. Luxurious.

Regular price £6.50
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Pairs well with beer or cider Contains cow's milk PPasteurised Pairs well with white wine

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originFrance, Auvergne
style textureWashed rind, semi-firm
milkCow
milk treatmentPasteurised
rennetTraditional
drinkMedium-bodied red wines, white wines, beer

 

About the Cheese

Raclette is the must-have cheese for winter, and even for British summer, perfect for melting and sharing.

Traditionally part of the Alpine cheesemakers' diet to stay warm during harsh winters, Raclette remains beloved today for its exceptional melting qualities.

This cheese, made from cow's milk and washed with brine, offers a creamy, meaty, and pleasantly pungent flavour and aroma.

Enjoy Raclette melted over hot potatoes, paired with gherkins and rustic bread for a delightful meal. It pairs beautifully with ales, red wines, and especially white wines from the Savoie region.

 

Cheesemaker: Société Fromagère du Livradois

Nestled in the heart of the Livradois-Forez regional natural park in Auvergne, the Société Fromagère du Livradois is a family-run business now in its third generation.

Established in 1949 by Léon Thuaire, it continues to uphold traditional cheesemaking methods, producing and refining a variety of Auvergne cheeses.

Managed by Didier and Philippe Thuaire, the dairy processes 50 million liters of milk annually and employs 240 people. Known for its commitment to quality and heritage, the company is one of the top five cheese producers in the Auvergne region. 



1% of every sale will be donated to the Mental Health Foundation via Work for Good

Due to small-scale production and logistical delays certain cheeses and condiments may be unavailable. We'll substitute them with similar products as needed. You can specify if you are happy with substitutions on the Cart page.

DELIVERY

The delivery charge is worked out based on the postcode.

SCOTLAND

EH39-EH42 postcodes (Haddington, Gifford, Dunbar, North Berwick, East Linton, other areas within 5 mile radius of the shop): Orders over £40 - free delivery.

Other EH and FK1-16 post codes (East Lothian, Edinburgh, Fife) : Orders over £50 ‐ free delivery; orders under £50 ‐ delivery is £4.50.

Central Scotland: Orders over £50 ‐ free delivery; orders under £50 ‐ £5.50;

Northern Scotland and Highlands: £5.50 (2-5 day service). Please note, we recommend selecting Wednesday as your delivery day to allow enough time for the order to be delivered before the weekend (when courier depots are closed)

REST OF BRITAIN

England & Wales: Orders over £50 ‐ free delivery; orders under £50 ‐ £5.50.

London: Order over £50 ‐ free delivery; order under £50 ‐ £7.50.

Northern Ireland and Islands (Isle of Man, Scilly, Skye, Wight, Jersey, Guernsey): we currently do not ship to.

Most of the UK mainland gets a next day delivery service. However, certain areas of the UK get a longer service. Our shipping boxes are designed to be safe in transit for up to 48 hours (longer during the cold months). 

When placing an order, please make sure to provide:

  • an alternative delivery instruction, in case you’re not in to receive the order (such as “leave on porch, leave in a shed, leave with neighbour”)
  • complete post code and mobile number (will be used for courier notifications)

SHIPPING INFORMATION

Our checkout system allows you to pick a date in the future to receive your delivery.

Our courier partners are APC Overnight. 

Once your order is shipped you will receive tracking details. Because all orders are shipped via a third-party, you would need to contact the courier directly if you have any questions about your parcel. Their email address is depot175@apc-overnight.com 

If you are buying cheeses for a special occasion, please allow an extra day or two for your cheeses to arrive, in case of unforeseen and uncontrollable circumstances.

During December and other peak periods, we may require additional days to process and deliver your order.

PACKAGING

We take great care in packaging and delivering your order.

  • Cheeses are wrapped in specialist cheese paper that will allow them to breathe and not suffocate.
  • Cheeses and condiments are then packaged in a cardboard box (reusable and recyclable) with an insulated foil pouch and ice packs to ensure the correct temperature is maintained for up to 48 hours (longer during the cold months).

GIFT MESSAGES

A personalised gift note can be included with all of our products at no extra charge.

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