With snowdrifts clinging to the verges and a biting easterly wind, Clare and John headed to north Norfolk to visit Mrs Temple and her cheeses. Catherine Temple is a well-established East Anglian cheese-maker who makes a range of eight cheeses designed to offer a complete Norfolk cheeseboard.Read More
At Slate we are really keen on perfect companions for cheese and fruit cheeses have got to be one of our favourites. Recently we caught up with Hazel from Fruit Magpie to find out more about how she makes the beautiful jewel-coloured loaves on offer at Slate.Read More
Last month saw Clare head back to the classroom for more cheese training, a slightly daunting prospect with several dozen cheeses on the tasting menu and an exam at the end of the day!Read More
With his bakehouse tucked away in Reydon near Southwold, The Breadwinner Ravi Muniandy is one of our most local of local suppliers. Each day Ravi bakes a unique range of artisan bread, cakes and cereals.Read More
Sam Bouton of "Truffles et al" is our local chocolate truffle maker. With February being the month of red roses, chocolates (and of course cheese!) we are delighted to have Sam's Valentine's gifts in store and to chat with her about local ingredients, fabulous flavour combinations and her plans for the year ahead.Read More
Here at Slate, not only are we nuts about cheese but we get very excited about nuts with cheese! Here are our tips on pairing nuts and cheese.Read More
To us here at Slate, cheese is as important a part of Christmas as mince pies and Christmas carols! Here are our top ten tips on choosing, storing and serving cheese this Christmas.Read More
Exciting times ahead! Our new Southwold branch will open on Saturday 25th November. Our Aldeburgh shop will be closed for a full refurbishment from 6th to 24th November inclusive.
What's more, both shops will open on 25th November under our new brand Slate Cheese!Read More
If you love cheese, or know someone who does, why not sign up to our new Cheese Club.
We'll send you a monthly (or bi-monthly) box containing our special selection of three cheeses including our featured 'Cheese of the Month'.Read More
With the arrival of an autumnal chill in the morning air, this month sees the celebration with all things apple with Apple Day on the 21st October.
Apple Day is now celebrated in many villages and communities around the country.Read More
A breezy Sunday in September, saw a team from Lawson’s take to the streets and sea of Aldeburgh in a triatholonRead More
Clare made a visit to Fen Farm Dairy, makers of the renowned Baron Bigod cheese, to learn more about what makes it special and see their herd of Montbeliarde cattle being milked.
Here Clare tells us about her visit to Fen Farm Dairy >Read More
Our Chilli Jam has picked up a Gold Star in the Guild of Fine Food’s prestigious Great Taste Awards 2017. This Gold Star is proof from the experts that our Chilli Jam tastes great!Read More
Here, at Lawson’s, we have a wide range of honey both local and from wider afield for you to enjoy on a slice of toast or to explore pairing with cheese.Read More
We're delighted to share the news that we are opening a new branch in Southwold later this year. Our new shop is on Victoria Street, close to the Adnam's Cellar & Kitchen Store and once refurbishment has taken place, we will open in plenty of time for Christmas.Read More
Have you tried Lawson's salads? Each day our chef Kim prepares three beautiful salads which perfectly compliment each other in terms of colour, texture and taste. Find out more.
We are very excited to be bringing fresh juices to Aldeburgh High Street. We will have a trio of juices on offer every day - a traffic light of colours: one red, one orange and one green to give you the full range of vitamins! All our juices will be freshly made on demand to maximise their nutritional benefits.Read More
When you are cooking with cheese it is worth exploring some of the more cost-effective alternatives which we have at Lawson’s. Here are our suggestions:Read More
The Spanish approach to tapas or shared plates has become a really popular way to eat here. We are excited to have added authentic Spanish charcuterie to our range at Lawson’s from specialist importers The Spanish Hamper, who source top quality artisan Spanish food.Read More