Cashel Blue Cheese

close up photo of blue cheese

Fleeing from religious persecution in England, the Quaker Grubb family settled in South-East Ireland in the 1600s. They started a farm in Beechmount near Cashel. Beechmount lays in the valley of the Suir River in county Tipperary. The cheese is named after a medieval castle, the Rock of Cashel. This castle overlooks the many pastures …

Cheddar Cheese

delicious toast with crunchy bread and melted cheese

By Tatiana Pietrzak Origins Cheddar cheese is the second most popular cheese in the US, behind Mozzarella. Originally it came from the town of Cheddar in Somerset County in South West England. Cheesemakers made this cheese since at least the 12th century. From the Cantel region of France, Romans may have brought this recipe to …