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Cantalet rind smell?
« on: May 27, 2009, 11:55:01 AM »
I have been stuck in a semi hard aged cheese mode for a while now.  The other week I picked up a French Cantalet and it was great.  I picked up another pieces this week, same store same wheel.  When I started to cut it I noticed a very strong ammonia smell, almost like old cat litter.  Sorry but that is the only way I can describe it.  I didn't notice this on the last piece but I might have missed it.  Is this normal or something I should worry about.  I purchased this cheese at a local high end market that has a great cheese department.  I hope I posted this in the correct place.  Thanks in advance for the help.