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Cheese Slices

Episode Guide

Series 6 Episode Guide

India

Series 6 · Episode 1

Will travels to the bustling old city of Kolkata to learn about the origins of India's most popular cheese - Paneer. After visiting the ancient cheese market he discovers how curd is used to make paneer and Chennai sweets.

Israel

Series 6 · Episode 2

Will visits the old city of Jerusalem. After meeting an Arab Israeli family who make traditional ewe's milk cheese, he travels to Galilee to look at one the oldest marinated cheeses in Israel.

Bhutan

Series 6 · Episode 3

Will visits a small farm to see how the locals churn butter by hand, and samples the local cuisine. He travels high into the Himalayas for a lesson in how to milk a yak. He makes cheese the traditional way, in a smoky mountain hut.

Turkey

Series 6 · Episode 4

Will visits the ancient spice markets of Istanbul before driving to Cannakale to learn about this country's most popular marinated cheese Ezine Peynir, and a hard cheese called Mihalic.

France

Series 6 · Episode 5

Will travels to the abbey of Mont des Cats in Normandy, Citeaux in Burgundy, and Tamie in Savoie to discover how Trappist monk's cheese is being made. He looks at what the future holds for these classic benchmarks.

Italy

Series 6 · Episode 6

Traditional cheese making is strictly seasonal in the alps of North Eastern Italy and production is very limited.Will travels to the foothills of the alps to meet the oldest cheese maker in Italy.

France

Series 6 · Episode 7

Will travels to Normandy and the Charentes-Poitou to visit cooperative dairies still making butter the traditional way. Then an old friend offers to show him how easy it is to make delicious fresh cultured butter at home.

Spain

Series 6 · Episode 8

Over the past two decades Catalonian chefs have been responsible for an extra ordinary revolution in Spanish cuisine. The region has also led a renaissance in artisan cheese making which virtually disappeared during the Franco era. Will visits the beauti