How do you serve cheese truckle?
There are three cutting methods we recommend:
- Cubes. Take your knife and carefully cut around the outer circumference of the wax, just along the top edge. Remove the upper “lid” of wax.
- Slices. Simply cut the cheese into 1cm slices and serve. Remove wax before eating.
How do you start a truckle of cheese?
Cut off the very end first and then cut even long slices. The best way to cut a truckle is to cut it right down the centre and then into even wedge shapes. You can keep the wax on or off. This method gets the best from cheeses, such as Wensleydale and Gorwydd Caerphilly, as it allows the complex flavours to be sampled.
How heavy is a cheese truckle?
Most of our cheddar truckles are 200g* and all come sealed in an assortment of different coloured waxes.
What size is a cheese truckle?
Truckle dimensions: approximately 140mm (5.5″) diameter x 50mm (2″) deep. Your truckle is Matured within its own muslin cloth; As with all genuine cheddars, this collects mould (which demonstrates that your truckle is maturing beautifully).
Is it safe to eat wax on cheese?
We appreciate the enthusiasm but unfortunately the wax isn’t meant to be eaten. The gift of cheese is best enjoyed unwrapped and free of wax. Don’t sweat it if you ate some though, it’s 100% food safe.
Does waxed cheese need to be refrigerated?
Do I need to store your wax covered cheese in a fridge? Yes and you must always store the cheese long term in a fridge for extended periods of storage of more than a few days we recommend storage in fridge at 5°C to 8°C. Blue cheese should always be refrigerated at below 5°C or it can be frozen.
What does a truckle look like?
Truckle resembles a deer/fawn with brown fur, amber-colored eyes, and a very light pink horn. It has 2 big, brown ears with a light pink fluff and a magenta pink and pinkish-purple on the inside. It has pink spots near its fluffy tail and a light brown underbelly.
What is cheese in wax called?
Waxed Rind Gouda Cheese from the Netherlands, particularly Edam cheese, is one of the most popular category of cheeses in the world.
What cheese cheeses do you inject mold into?
What cheese molds do we offer?
|Penicillium Roqueforti||Blue cheeses- gorgonzola roquefort danablue|
|Geotrichum Candidum||Soft cheeses- brie or camembert|
|Penicillium Candidum Neige||French and goat cheeses- brie and camembert|
|Penicillium Candidum HP 6 *vegan & dairy-free||Mixed-mold cheeses- baby brie and camembert|