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which cheese rinds can you eat?

There is a wide variety of different styles of cheese, each of them with a unique composition and flavour profile. In this article, we consider which cheese rinds you can eat, which ones will enhance the flavour, and which rinds probably should be avoided. What Cheese Rinds can you Eat? Most cheeses have edible rinds. For example, all soft cheeses, which typically have a bloomy rind, and similar in colour to the cheese. Typically, harder cheeses like cheddar also have edible rinds. The rinds on blue cheeses can also be eaten and can enhance the flavour. However, it is best to avoid wax and paper style rinds, for example on a cheese like Manchego. These are things that cover the cheese, as opposed to forming naturally during maturation. What is a Cheese Rind? The rind of the cheese is the outer ‘crust’ or shell of the cheese. Whilst the cheese…

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