Are you a cheese lover seeking a delicious and nutritious alternative to cow's milk cheese? Look no further than sheep milk cheese! As passionate artisan cheese makers with over 35 years of experience, We've been handcrafting sheep milk cheeses that offer remarkable health benefits, unique flavours, and an unforgettable taste experience since the late 1980's when our Mum, Judy Bell MBE discovered the benefits of sheep milk and her talent for cheese-making. In this blog post, we'll explore the reasons why sheep milk cheese should be on your shopping list, and how it can contribute to a healthier lifestyle.
1. Packed with Essential Nutrients
Sheep milk cheese is a nutritional powerhouse, offering higher levels of vitamins and minerals compared to traditional cow's milk cheese. With an abundance of calcium, magnesium, zinc, and vitamins A, B2, B12, and D, our artisan sheep milk cheese is perfect for supporting strong bones, a healthy immune system, and overall well-being.
2. Protein-Rich and Easily Digestible
Our handcrafted sheep milk cheeses boast a superior protein profile, with more protein per serving than cow's milk cheese and a complete amino acid profile. The easily digestible proteins in our cheeses promote muscle growth, tissue repair, and optimal bodily functions, making them an ideal choice for anyone seeking a healthier dairy option.
3. Heart-Healthy Fats
Sheep milk cheese is naturally higher in fat content, but it's important to remember that these fats are predominantly unsaturated fatty acids, which are considered beneficial for heart health. Consuming our artisan sheep milk cheeses can help lower bad cholesterol (LDL) levels and increase good cholesterol (HDL), reducing the risk of heart disease
4. Gut-Friendly Probiotics
Our handcrafted sheep milk cheeses contain naturally occurring probiotics that support a healthy gut microbiome. These beneficial bacteria aid in digestion, boost the immune system, and may even enhance mood. With lower lactose levels than cow's milk cheese, our sheep milk cheeses are a great option for those with lactose intolerance or sensitivity
5. Allergy-Friendly Goodness
As experienced artisan cheese makers, we understand the challenges faced by individuals with cow's milk allergies or sensitivities. And whilst most people don't suffer, for those who do it's a challenge. Our sheep milk cheeses are often well-tolerated due to their unique protein composition, making them a safe and delicious alternative for those with dietary restrictions.
6. A Symphony of Flavours
Our diverse range of artisan sheep milk cheeses offers a variety of delightful flavours and textures that will excite your taste buds. We pride ourselves on providing delicious world class taste experience, Mrs Bell's Blue, our sheep milk blue consistently wins big prizes on the world stage, Olde York was our first ever cheese to win a Gold Medal at the International Cheese Awards and Mrs Bell's Salad Cheese is a favourite with top chefs thanks to it's rich texture and flavour profile.
Sheep milk cheese is more than just a delicious indulgence; it's a testament to our passion for providing a healthy and delicious dairy alternative. You can experience the incredible flavours and health benefits of our artisan sheep milk cheeses by adding them to your diet today. Whether you're lactose intolerant, allergic to cow's milk, or simply seeking a new food adventure, let our handcrafted cheeses guide you on a journey of taste and wellness that you won't soon forget.