What is cheddar cheese?
Cheddar cheese is a wide-ranging category of cheeses that includes everything from milder, younger cheddars to aged cheddar cheese and hybrid products like cheddar blue. Cheddar cheese is made with a special process called cheddaring that is designed to remove moisture and add acidity, giving cheddar cheese its stronger flavor and denser texture.
What is cheddaring?
Cheddaring is the process of cutting the cheese curds into blocks, then stacking them and turning them repeatedly to remove more whey and moisture from the cheese.
What is cheddar blue cheese?
Cheddar blue is a hybrid cheese that combines the technique of cheddaring with the process of culturing used to produce blue cheeses.