is a semi-soft Lancashire cheese prepared with cow's milk that is produced in designated parts of Lancashire in North West England. The cheese is registered as a Protected Designation of Origin. The name can be used only for cheese from milk from an area north of the River Ribble including the Fylde, Preston, and Blackpool and made in the same area by a designated method. It is named after Beacon Fell within the designated area. The verbatim PDO-registered name is "Beacon Fell Traditional Lancashire Cheese".
Beacon Fell Traditional Lancashire Cheese PDO is cylindrical in shape with a light yellow rind and it has a rich creamy taste.
Beacon Fell Traditional Lancashire Cheese PDO must be stored in a cool place and if it is already cut it should be wrapped in foil and kept in the refrigerator. It is delicious eaten by itself and is also excellent on toasted bread with melted butter and bacon.
PDO (Protected Designation of Origin)(ES). Protected designation of origińe (PDO) stands for a product for which the principal steps for production are done following a well-established technique within the same geographical area, which gives the product its characteristics. Year of registration 1996
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