I think I need to be a little more aggressive doing mine to get it smoother. I have not wanted to hurt it
I know what you mean, I have been just smoothing them with just my fingers,
although that worked to seal the holes, I just wasn't getting the Stilton exterior look that I was seeing in all of the videos.
this seems to be much more like what I have seen
I think mine was a bit dry on the outside.
My stiltons have always been very moist on the out side I was just afraid that they hadn't knitted together well enough and I would just create a pile of mush.
This time I just cowboyed up and went after it (maybe you can see the nervous perspiration on my brow