A very variable cheese with the strength varying from full to fierce. Made from unpasteurised ewes milk. Suitable for Vegetarians. The cheese varies enormously throughout the year which is said to be due to the seasonal changes in the animals diet; the cheese is creamy and medium flavoured in the spring and becomes very full flavoured and wild in the winter. The paste is a mottled ivory white with blue-green mould.
Can be used in cooking, especially sauces. Lanark Blue is best accompanied by a full bodied red wine.