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Double Worcester

Double Worcester
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  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: England, Great Britain and United Kingdom

  • Region: Worcester

  • Type: hard, artisan

  • Texture: firm and flaky

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: yellow

  • Flavour: citrusy, nutty, sharp, tangy

  • Vegetarian: yes

  • Producers: Anstey's of Worcester

Double Worcester is a tasty and smaller variation of Double Gloucester made by Colin and Alyson Anstey on their Broomhill Farm in Worcester. The cheese usually has a cylinder shape with a hard, natural rind. By about 5-7 months of affinage, the cheese starts developing a firm, flaky texture and a straw yellow interior with a flavour of citrusy tang. It is made with pasteurised cow’s milk, vegetarian rennet and coloured traditionally with annatto. The cheese won a silver medal at the British Cheese Awards in 2001.

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