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Offline Kirkbybil

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Sampling a bandaged cheese
« on: December 20, 2013, 01:24:36 PM »

I have a 4lb Cantal ageing in my cave which I bandaged with Ghee - (,12071.0.html).

My intention was to age this out to 6 months but I sampled it yesterday with a makeshift tryer and it tasted really good.

I would like to slice a quarter from the top to eat over Xmas and then let the rest carry on ageing.

Anyone have any recommendations as to how I can re-seal it if I take a slice off it?  I don't have any Ghee left - could I just dip the top in wax?

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Re: Sampling a bandaged cheese
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2014, 01:27:25 PM »
Maybe use cream wax, which will breath more like the remaining bandaged parts.
Have some (homemade) wine with that cheese!