This is a list of cheeses in English cuisine. Over 700 varieties of cheese are produced in England.[1] 14 English cheeses are classified as Protected designation of origin.[1]

In English cuisine, foods such as cheese have ancient origins. The 14th-century English cookery book, The Forme of Cury,[a] contains recipes for these, and dates from the royal court of Richard II.

English cheeses

A wedge of Bowland cheese
Derby cheese varieties include Sage Derby, shown with a wax coating.
Shropshire Blue

Cornish cheeses

This Cornish Yarg is prepared with garlic, and is wrapped with nettle

See also


  1. ^ Cury here means cooking, related to French cuire, to cook.


  1. ^ a b c d e f Fodor's Travel Publications, I.; Andrews, R.; Cannon, P.; Honnor, J.; Hughes, K.; Jewers, J. (2012). England 2013: With the Best of Wales. Fodor's England. Fodor's Travel Publications. p. 700. ISBN 978-0-307-92947-1. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Harbutt, J. (2015). World Cheese Book. DK Publishing. pp. 182–205. ISBN 978-1-4654-4372-4. Retrieved February 2, 2016. 

Further reading