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Wensleydale is a style of cheese originally produced in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, England, but now mostly made in large commercial creameries throughout the UK.wikipedia
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Wensleydale is a style of cheese originally produced in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, England, but now mostly made in large commercial creameries throughout the UK. The term "Yorkshire Wensleydale" can only be used for cheese that is made in Wensleydale.
The valley is famous for its cheese, with the main commercial production at Hawes.

Hawes

Wensleydale Creamery in the town of Hawes has been hand-making cheese for more than 100 years.
The Wensleydale Creamery is a major producer of Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese.

Jervaulx Abbey

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They built a monastery at Fors, but some years later the monks moved to Jervaulx in Lower Wensleydale.
It was also the original home of Wensleydale cheese.

Wallace and Gromit

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However, the popular Wallace and Gromit animated shorts A Grand Day Out, The Wrong Trousers, and A Close Shave had the main character Wallace, a cheese connoisseur, mention Wensleydale as a particularly favourite cheese.
He is fond of cheese, especially Wensleydale, and crackers.

Christmas cake

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In Yorkshire and North East England it is often eaten with fruit cake or Christmas cake.
In Yorkshire, Christmas cake, as with other types of fruit cake, can be eaten with cheese, such as Wensleydale.

List of British cheeses

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List of British cheeses
Blue Wensleydale – crumbly, moist cheese produced in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, England.

Cheese Shop sketch

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Wensleydale was one of the cheeses named by John Cleese in the Monty Python sketch "The Cheese Shop", which originally appeared in a 1972 episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus.

Yorkshire

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In Yorkshire and North East England it is often eaten with fruit cake or Christmas cake.
Other foods associated with the county include Yorkshire curd tart, a curd tart recipe with rosewater; parkin, a sweet ginger cake which is different from standard ginger cakes in that it includes oatmeal and treacle; and Wensleydale cheese, a cheese made with milk from Wensleydale and often eaten as an accompaniment to sweet foods.

Northern England

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Animator Nick Park chose it solely because it had a good name that would be interesting to animate rather than due to its origins in northern England where the shorts were set.
Among the Northern delicacies that have achieved Protected Geographical Status are traditional Cumberland sausage, traditional Grimsby smoked fish, Swaledale cheese, Yorkshire forced rhubarb and Yorkshire Wensleydale.

Stilton cheese

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It is highly flavoured but less salty than the classic British blue Stilton.
While enumerating the high points of British cuisine, he touches on Stilton: "Then there are the English cheeses. There are not many of them but I fancy that Stilton is the best cheese of its type in the world, with Wensleydale not far behind."

List of Wallace and Gromit characters

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He is fond of cheese, especially Wensleydale, and crackers.

Culture of Yorkshire

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Wensleydale cheese – a cheese associated with Wensleydale in North Yorkshire; the local pastures give the cheese the unique flavour for which it is renowned

List of smoked foods

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Wensleydale cheese – produces Oak Smoked Wensleydale

List of The Catherine Tate Show characters

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He sometimes seems to be forgetful, as he once suggested bringing Wensleydale cheese, which would have been a grave mistake, to a Parisian picnic.

River Ure

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The dairy at Hawes produces Wensleydale cheese.

List of recurring Monty Python's Flying Circus characters

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As the customer (John Cleese) tries to guess which of a lengthy list of cheeses the shop actually has in stock, the shopkeeper answers acknowledgingly when the customer asks for "Wensleydale".

Swaledale

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To the south, Wensleydale, home of the famous Wensleydale cheese, runs parallel with Swaledale.

England

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Some of the more popular cheeses are Cheddar, Red Leicester, Wensleydale, Double Gloucester and Blue Stilton.

Cheshire cheese

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The Cheshire family of cheeses is a distinct group that includes other crumbly cheeses from the North of England such as Wensleydale and Crumbly Lancashire.

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Popular cheeses include Cheddar and Wensleydale.

List of English cheeses

cheeses from England
Wensleydale – originally produced in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, England, but now mostly made in large commercial creameries throughout the U.K.