Similar to Stilton but creamier and richer, and made in flatter and broader forms.
It was passed in 1663, and authorised a toll-gate at Stilton, among other places.
Possibly a group showing Mrs. Paulet holding a young Stilton by the hand and introducing it, while the Stilton curtsies.
But Stilton cheese is not, nor ever was, made at Stilton, or anywhere near it.
I imagined to myself a well-grilled steak with boiled potatoes, and a pint of old ale, Stilton!
Consider the cheese of Stilton, which is not made there, and of Cheddar, which is.
Cider-cup with borage floating in it, cold lamb and mint sauce, watercress, and a triangular commons of Stilton.
On a side-table were Stilton and cream cheese, to be eaten with the salad.
The village of Stilton is one of the sleepiest and most rural type.
Then he galloped forward to the cavalry, and had a last word with Stilton.
1736, cheese made famous by a coaching inn at Stilton (then Hunts., now Cambs.) on the Great North Road from London, the owner being from Belvoir, Leicestershire, where it was made. Since 1969 restricted to cheese made in Leicester, Derby, and Nottingham counties by members of the Stilton Cheese Makers Association. The place name is in Domesday Book as Stichiltone and probably means literally "farmstead or village at a stile or steep ascent."