Port-fed Stilton

Port-fed Stilton with Walnut Crust and Celery and Walnut Salad

Preparation info
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    • Difficulty


Appears in
On The Menu: Seasonal Recipes for a Culinary Life

By James Mackenzie

Published 2011

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This is perfect for the Christmas season and any family get-together. It takes a couple of weeks to prepare but it’s well worth the effort.


  • 1 small truckle of stilton
  • ¼ bottle of port
  • 200 g peeled walnuts


You need a whole small truckle of stilton or a full round of stilton, for this to work: the bigger the better. You will need to start the process at least two weeks before you want to serve it.

Slice the crust off the top of the stilton and place the cheese on a deep tray, then using a stilton spoon or a small sharp knife cut a small piece of cheese out of the centre to make a well. Res