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Accidental Affinage: Block of cheese left in fridge for 7 years


A truckle of cheese that had ripened in a fridge for seven years was more than 2,500 days past its sell-by date when a retired engineer decided to use it for a cheese sauce – and he claims it was delicious.

To John Sears’ surprise, the eight-year-old cheddar was rather tasty, so he put in a large wedge.

Mr Sears, said: ‘The cheese was a Christmas present I was given years ago but I missed the use-by date and left it in the fridge.

‘I was making a cheese sauce and didn’t have enough strong cheese so I dug it out.

Full story via metro.co.uk



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