Potted Stilton With Port and Walnuts

10 mins (prep 10)
6 ingredients
4-6 servings
A delicious potted cheese spread with toasted walnuts and Stilton's natural drinking partner - Port! Try to use tawny or white port to keep the blue and cream colour of the Stilton cheese when potted. Here is a "potted" history of Stilton Cheese, excuse the pun, I couldn't resist it! Britain's historic blue cheese goes back to the 18th Century; travellers encountering their first taste of Stilton cheese must have spread the word of its remarkable, mouth-pleasing flavour. Today, nearly 300 years later, Stilton is still made exclusively in the English counties of Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire from local milk. Only six dairies, using the original centuries-old recipe, are licensed to produce the creamy ivory-hued king of cheeses. So esteemed is Stilton's unique flavour and texture, it is the only British cheese graced with its own certification trademark. More than a cheese, Stilton is prized as the authentic flavour of an earlier time - a taste of history that continues to make news.

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Serving Size (24.26 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 152.45 Calories from Fat 155.25
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17.25g 106.13%
Saturated Fat 10.92g 218.44%
Trans Fat 0.7g %
Cholesterol 45.71mg 60.95%
Sodium 136.72mg 22.79%
Total Carbohydrate 0.01g 0.02%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 0.01 g %
Protein 0.18g 1.45%
Vitamin A 531.35IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 5.1mg% Iron 0.0mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
stilton cheese, port wine, walnut halves, melted butter