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Offline Eileen

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First Cheddar
« on: April 09, 2013, 06:26:09 AM »
Three months after I made my very first cheese I decided it was now time to try it. We prefer our cheese mature and mild is of no real interest to us but I had to try it didn't I?

Having used some cream in the recipe paid off as it is a really creamy yet tasty cheese already. All the flavour of a medium to mild cheddar but with none of the sharpness you sometimes find.

I have saved some to eat over the next few days and rewaxed it ready to try again in three months time. It's a good job I made cheese every week since I started so there will be some to sample each week. All the hard work has payed off so far  ;)

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Offline BobE102330

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Re: First Cheddar
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2013, 06:42:08 AM »
Pictures? Without pictures it didn't happen. ;)

Offline Boofer

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Re: First Cheddar
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2013, 08:19:11 AM »
Pictures? Without pictures it didn't happen. ;)
Boy, are we spoiled.  But, what he said.... :)

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Re: First Cheddar
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2013, 08:37:18 AM »
Congratulations on the Cheddar , and on having the patience to wait three months before trying it.

I have four small Cheddars in the cave right now and already tried one at about six weeks old , not much flavor at all , but you can tell that it is on track to be a good cheese.

I rewaxed half and vacuum packed the remainder , will try in another 6 or 8 weeks.

Yes , I agree , post some photos.

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Offline shotski

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Re: First Cheddar
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2013, 08:08:24 PM »
We are males here we need pictures.............. hehehe     :)
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