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cg top tip: A delicate and balanced cheese like this is best enjoyed on its own...but it is epic with coffee! Yes, it is acceptable to eat the World's Best Cheese (or any cheese for that matter) for breakfast.

Cornish Kern

From £7.95
Rated 5.0 out of 5
Based on 4 reviews
Age:  16 months
Milk:  Cow's
Pasteurised:  Yes
Region:  Cornwall
Vegetarian:  No

From Lynher Dairies, the makers of Cornish Yarg and Garlic Yarg comes this stonker of a cheese. This beaut is off the chart with flavour. Encased in black wax, it is made in the style of a Gouda, however, the utilisation of Alpine starter cultures gives the cheese multiple dimensions. It has a real fruity twang, something like from an old sweet shop, except cheesy. Think exotic dried fruits, salted caramel, toasted hazelnuts and almonds, and although savoury, it simply tempts and teases you with a little bit of nutty buttery sweetness. All the flavours just linger beautifully in your mouth for the perfect amount of time. Its crumbly, crisp and slate-like texture simply arouses one's senses to another planet. An absolute worldy cheese....literally.

Delivery is FREE and it comes in a climate control box (the only in the industry) that comes with a 48 hour freshness guarantee. If that wasn't enough, we also add an insert that will talk you through the info on the cheeses, tasting notes and a scorecard to help you make the very most of your festive cheesegeek delivery.

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We currently deliver to most UK mainland addresses and our deliveries run from Tuesday to Saturday.

To ensure only the freshest cheese is getting to you, we chop and pack your order on the day of dispatch and we always use a next-day delivery service.

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Meet the Maker

A historic recipe found in an attic was the start of Lyhner Dairies story. Since, master maker Catherine has built their repertoir to 4 fab cheeses. One of which, Kern, has won Supreme Champion at the World Cheese Awards, which was a big part of our own humble beginnings.