Mrs Kirkham’s award-winning Lancashire Cheese & Chilli

47 customer reviews

From £4.50 / month

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Our signature sourdough. This has become a weekend breakfast institution. A light rye sourdough with a perfect blend of Lancashire cheese and diced fresh chilli. Tangy, tasty and chewy. If you’re curious, you need to try it! It’s delicious, child-friendly and not over-spicy.

Perfect with: baked beans on toast, however many customers have been known to devour the whole loaf before they make it home!


All of our Sourdough is made to order, to ensure you receive the highest quality, most delicious bread. With that in mind, please make sure you order in plenty of time!

Your order journey…

Day 1 – Order placed (our order cut off is 4pm)

Day 2 – An early start for our bakers… Your bread dough is made and molded

Day 3 – After 24 hours+ fermentation your bread is baked and then carefully boxed before being collected by courier.

Day 4 – Your sourdough is delivered safely to your doorstep! Enjoy!

*please note that we take Sundays as a day for our bakery team to rest and recuperate! 


Love your Loaf

Our sourdough is lovingly made with our thirty-year-old starter created by Aidan Monks and moulded by gentle hands.

Best eaten within 4 days of purchase.

Ingredients (allergens listed in bold): Wheatflour, Water, Cheddar Cheese [milk], Rye flour, Red Chilli, Semolina [Wheat], Salt

Allergens present in the bakery are:
Wheat, Celery (in the Cheese & Marmite Sourdough), Low gluten neutral sourdoughs.
All of our products are suitable for vegans and vegetarians, except for the Mrs Kirkhams Cheese & Marmite, Cheese and Chilli, Saffron Buns.

Our sourdough freezes brilliantly.
Pack each individual sourdough loaf separately in a size appropriate freezer bag. Store your sourdough loaf on its side in your freezer. This will create more freezer space and protect the shape and form of the bread.

To defrost:
Remove your sourdough loaf from its freezer bag, and allow to defrost naturally at room temperature.

When will my order arrive?

Once you have placed an order –
All of our Sourdough is made over a 48 hour fermentation process to order, to ensure you receive the highest quality

Ordered before 4.00 pm on Monday – Delivered Thursday
Ordered before 4.00 pm on Tuesday – Delivered Friday
Ordered before 4.00 pm on Wednesday – Delivered Saturday
Ordered before 4.00 pm on Thursday – Delivered Wednesday
Ordered before 4.00 pm on Friday – Delivered Wednesday
Ordered before 4.00 pm on Saturday – Delivered Wednesday
Ordered before 4.00 pm – Sunday – Delivered Wednesday

We are an artisan bakery with a heart. If you have any special requests, you need something sooner, pick up the phone, speak to a lovely human 01539 736664 or send us an email to – We will always try and do our utmost for you and your gifting

47 reviews for Mrs Kirkham’s award-winning Lancashire Cheese & Chilli

  1. lynne wallace (verified owner)

    Not tried this one yet it’s still in the freezer

  2. Fran M. (verified owner)

    Our Favourite. Perfect balance of chilli and cheese.

  3. Sarah Ryan (verified owner)

    Love the pieces of cheese in it!!

  4. Laura Davies (verified owner)

    We’ve had this before and it’s yummy, it’s in my freezer for now but won’t be there long

  5. Fran (verified owner)

    A firm favourite in our house. Perfect combination of spice and cheese.

  6. Sarah Ryan (verified owner)

    Freezes really well!

  7. Julie (verified owner)

    One of our favorites

  8. Jill A. (verified owner)

    Fantastic flavour , exceptionally well presented

  9. Mike Wilson (verified owner)

    Delicious! Our loaves arrived beautifully packaged and boxed, but if an alternative to the inner polythene bag could be found to preserve the freshness of the sourdough, this would be amazing.

  10. Julie F. (verified owner)

    Really tasty with a little chilli kick. I love this with soup and its delicious toasted with butter

  11. lesley potticary (verified owner)

    Delicious with some homemade Butternut Squash soup!!!

  12. Sarah Ryan (verified owner)

  13. Robin (verified owner)

    I LOVE this bread. My favourite, especially with soup. Would eat it at every meal if I could (and not gain weight!)

  14. Fiona Barclay (verified owner)

    DELICIOUS! My second time ordering and it certainly won’t be the last.

  15. Emma Mayoh (verified owner)

    Moreish beyond belief!

  16. Madeleine (verified owner)

    Everything arrived on the due date. Just in time for lunch! All well packaged. Will order again if lockdown doesn’t end soon.

  17. Victoria Morrison (verified owner)

  18. Deborah Gorick (verified owner)

  19. Krista (verified owner)

    Delicious bread, very popular with my husband. Lovely smell of cheese as it toasts.

  20. Amy S. (verified owner)

  21. david cole (verified owner)

    imaginative bread. better than eating cake

  22. Jackie Kelly (verified owner)

  23. Dina (verified owner)

    My husbands favourite by far, great with eggs in the morning through to the evening with plenty of courtyard dairy cheese!

  24. Julie H. (verified owner)

    One word..Delish

  25. Jill (verified owner)

    Heaven sent

  26. Carole Holmes (verified owner)

  27. Jem Bullimore (verified owner)

    The recipient loved the bread

  28. Vanessa Guttridge

    I don’t think I’ll ever find a bread that’s better than this.

  29. Steven Pearson (verified owner)

  30. Sara R. (verified owner)

    Bought as a gift, recipient is a convert

  31. Graham Millard (verified owner)

    Superb bread. A kick of chilli now and then.

  32. C Stewart (verified owner)

  33. Natalie (verified owner)

    Amazing as ever!

  34. Suzanne Flynn (verified owner)

    Really taste the chilli

  35. Suzanne Flynn (verified owner)

    Good chilli taste

  36. Anonymous (verified owner)

  37. Andrew Gilbertson (verified owner)

    Great balance of cheese & chile & a fantastic loaf to boot.

  38. Victoria Morrison (verified owner)

  39. Sheena dhanani (verified owner)

    It was a nice sour dough but nothing special and again it was dry.

  40. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Great, infused with surprise chilli hits

  41. C Stewart (verified owner)

    If you haven’t tried the Chilli Cheese bread then you absolutely must. It’s delicious. We love it toasted/untoasted with bacon. One of our favourites!

  42. Sarah Ryan (verified owner)

    Great BBQ extra!!!

  43. Tim R. (verified owner)

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  46. Tim Green (verified owner)

  47. Jules T. (verified owner)

    Loved the kick this had -just the right amount -and perfect with soup

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