Devon Maid. The new artisan cheese from Curworthy Cheeses near Okehampton. Devon Maid was created by Cheese maker Rachel Stephens during 2017 to take to local markets. A cross between a brie and a camembert this delicious soft cheese is a break from their normal hard cheeses. Soft and creamy with a chalky centre the Devon Maid has a buttery taste with a slight lemony tang. Very popular here at The Cheese Larder the Devon Maid is rapidly becoming one of our best selling soft cheeses.
Cow's Milk, Pasteurised, Not suitable for Vegetarians.
For those that don't know, Curworthy Cheese is one of our more local artisan cheese makers located near Jacobstowe (Okehampton) in the foothills of Dartmoor. Rachel Stephens and her team have been making their cheese for over 25 years using milk from their own farm and local dairy farmers. Matured in special temperature controlled ripening rooms with no added flavourings or preservatives whatsoever, just salt which enhances the flavour and adds to the life of the cheese.
Other cheeses in her range include the iconic Devon Oke, Haytor, Dartmoor Chilli, Devon Smoake and Simply Cumin. If you have yet to taste her cheeses you are in for a treat! Available to buy online or in our shop in the historic market town of South Molton where we have a wide range of local, West Country, British and Continental cheeses together with a whole host of other accompaniments from chutneys to crackers, local ales and ciders, wines and spirits!