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The unpasteurised, the soft and the blue – a masterclass

I love cheese and I never win anything. So when I won a tutored cheese tasting for me and five friends, I was rather excited. But since it’s me we’re talking about, and with my competitive experiences to bring to bear: horses being shot after my bet; losing a wager to a client and having to buy dinner at Singapore’s most expensive restaurant, I was not expecting much.

In fact, I do try to live by Alice Walker’s poem Expect Nothing. When I remember, anyway.

With this in mind, I suppose The Teddington Cheese owner and expert Tony didn’t actually have to try very hard to impress me. Which makes the fabulous afternoon we spent in his company all the more wonderful. Continue reading