This website uses cookies

Cookies remember you so we can give you a better service online. By using this website or closing this message, you are agreeing to our Cookies noticeClose
Skip to content
« back to encyclopedia search results

Seator's Orkney

A traditional Orkney cheese (not to be confused with Cheddar coming from Orkney). The main surviving producer is Mrs Seator, who makes this hard cows' milk cheese at Grimbister Farm near Kirkwall, from unpasteurised milk. It's similar to Cotherstone in style, but it's harder and more crumbly with a sharp acid bite. It becomes fruity and yeasty as it matures. It has limited availability, but is stocked by the best cheese shops.

A few flavoured varieties are produced, including chives, garlic, pineapple and walnut – but most of these are consumed locally. Contact: Hilda Seator, Grimbister Farm, Grimister, Finnstown, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1TT   Tel: 01856-761318

If you enjoy cooking take a minute to look at ‘Simon Scrutton French Cookery Classes’ on Google – and learn how to make top class bistro-style dishes. Suitable for beginners upwards. Small classes.

Reviews / Comments

Not yet reviewed

Be the first to add a review