How to cut manchego cheese
How do you cut a Manchego cheese wedge?
For firm cheese wedges like manchego, long triangular slices are optimal. Remember to leave a small piece of rind on one side. 1. If the wedge is thick, consider cutting it in half into two smaller triangular wedges.
Do you cut the rind of Manchego cheese?
According to cheese maker Stefanie Angstadt, cheese rinds are perfectly fine to eat. Specifically, certain types of Gouda, cheddar and Manchego that are aged with a coated waxed rind, which is completely inedible. If you come across any of these, it’s best to eat around the rind.
How do you serve Manchego?
Manchego is a very versatile pairing and can be paired with fruits, nuts such as almonds, hazelnuts and walnuts, crackers, crusty bread, sun-dried tomatoes, olives, fig spread or lightly drizzled with extra virgin olive oil. An aged Manchego can be eaten on its own, if you enjoy its complex flavor.
What happens if you eat manchego rind?
The true Spanish Manchego cheese is made with sheep’s milk and usually has a wax rind that you trim off. Unless the rind was hard wax or plastic or cheesecloth, probably nothing. Unless the rind was hard wax or plastic or cheesecloth, probably nothing. A tiny sliver probably won’t hurt you.
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