Sharp Cheddar

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    1 pound

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Artisan Vegan Cheese

By Miyoko Schinner

Published 2012

  • About

Rich and full flavored, this vegan version of Cheddar continues to age and improve in the refrigerator for weeks or even months. What distinguishes it from store-bought vegan Cheddar equivalents is that the sharpness is not feigned by adding acidic ingredients; it’s the result of an actual aging process. I often make this several weeks before I want to serve it because it just keeps getting better—deeper, sharper, and more complex in flavor.

The only reason I’ve never aged it more t