Alice Dryden (huskyteer) wrote,
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Important Cheese Updates

Cheese news 1: A few weeks ago, ggreig sent me an email with instructions to watch out for a MYSTERY CHEESE PARCEL in the near future. It turned out to be this:

cheese

Terrible photo, but you get the idea. It is smoked cheddar with charcoal! A big hit with me; I love anything smoked (including smoked vodka, despite the unease engendered by anything smoked reminding me slightly of cheese), and this has a rich and intense smokiness.

Also an inedible and almost invisible rind of black wax, which I discovered quite late in the game.

Cheese news 2: I stayed with friends at the weekend, and was taught to make gougères. From now on, I plan to make them at every opportunity.
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