Cheese Up Your Life!

The goodness of cheese starts with the lush, green pastures of our farmlands and our fresh, clean air. Thanks to our tradition of excellence in dairy production, quality seems to come naturally. Cheese is also a source of calcium and is rich in protein.

We have beautiful cheeses available to us all year round, which are perfect to add to a sandwich or salad, melt it on toast, top off your baked potato with it, eat it on its own, grate it onto any pasta dish ... the possibilities are endless and the taste is wonderful.

Derval O'Rourke
Cheese Up Your Life Ambassador

Cheese Up Your Life ambassador and former Olympic athlete Derval O'Rourke

The best meals are made from fresh ingredients and fresh cheese is delicious, nutritious and versatile. We are very fortunate to have a wonderful range of cheeses to choose from and thanks to our tradition of excellence in dairy production, quality comes naturally.

As a busy mum and food author, I know that finding healthy nutritious recipes for everyone in the family to enjoy can be a challenging task. From heart-warming traditional stews to delicious, fresh salads, I'm confident that these dishes will create memorable stress-free family meals.

I hope that you and your family enjoy cooking these recipes.



Derval O'Rourke
Cheese Up Your Life Ambassador

Taste of Dairy

Pine Nut Pasta Salad

Couscous Salad

Cheese & Broccoli soup

Fish Stew

Bacon & Cheddar Spanish Tortilla

Cheesy Chilli con Carne

Pine Nut Pasta Salad

Cheesy Tomato & Aubergine Bake

Cheese & Broccoli soup

Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Pasta

Bacon & Cheddar Spanish Tortilla

Veggie and Cheese Omelette

The History of Cheese



To find out more about our Primary School educational resources see moocrew.ie.

EU Funding


The National Dairy Council has partnered with SuperValu for the Cheese Up Your Life Programme. Cheese Up Your Life is a programme financed with aid from the European Union which aims to showcase the quality and versatility of cheese and how easily it can be incorporated into our daily lives.