Global award-winning cheeses from along the banks of the St. Lawrence River

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The award-winning Glengarry Fine Cheese cheese-makers from left: Maria Benedicte-Pretty, Wilma Klein Swormink and Margaret Peters 

Did you know that all of the cheeses offered at Reesor’s are solely from Ontario and Quebec?  This year special congratulations are due to the cheese-makers at Glengarry Fine Cheese in Lancaster, Ontario, for their recent award in Somerset, England as Global Supreme Champion at the 2013 Global Cheese Competition for their “Lankaaster Loaf Aged” cheese.

Their “Celtic Blue” won a Bronze in the Blue Vein Cheese, as well.  We carry both of these award-winning cheeses at Reesor’s Market & Bakery in Stouffville along with several other cheeses made by Glengarry including Gouda in several flavours such as cumin.

The Lankaaster Aged is is a hard cheese with a slightly open texture formed in a loaf shape reminiscent of the Dutch farmers who traditionally slice and eat it on bread.  You can also use it when when you want to bake cheeseau gratin on potatoes or casseroles It tastes lovely alongside a fresh Ontario apple too.

The Celtic Blue is a soft creamy blue cheese, with delicate blue veining and a natural rind that is developed by specific ripening cultures. The typical blue taste is mild and is softened by a nice buttery aroma making it a good addition to a cheese plate.

Curious to see the Glengarry cheese facility and to see how cheese is made?  Check out their video link here: www.glengarryfinecheese.com/tour.htm