On May 4th the League of YEG Home Cheese Makers’s had our third get together, this time in celebration of the often maligned Washed Rind cheeses. The stinkers, the aromatically enhanced glorious leaders of the cheese world. Can you tell I love washed rind cheese? Sure they stink, but fore the most part their aroma mellows at room temperature. Their flavours can be in your face, even complex or easy like a Sunday morning.
We had a variety of cheese, that included some non-washed rinds, such at Rick’s Wild Crottin and Wild Ash’d Goat, Corinne’s amazing Marinated Chèvre, Larry’s Great Brie. I put out some of my 4 month old YEGmental and some Queso Fresco.
There were so many cheese, that I felt very lucky that, being the host, I would get to keep a few. There were some interesting cheeses (more…)