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What is on your shopping list for Costco?

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Time for a Christmas Cheese Surprise from Costco: The Lancashire "Bomb" from England!!

I stumbled across this unique "bomb" cheese at Costco, and saved it for New Year's Eve. It didn't disappoint! This Lancashire "Bomb" is encased in wax and aged 2 years. It's supposed to be eaten within 3 days of breaking the seal.

This one was a big hit with my family!
It starts off mild and creamy, but has a strong, spicy and complex aftertaste that stays with you for quite a while. The overall texture is closer to that of a real parmesan cheese, in that you can't really cube this one up. You have to dig it out with a spoon or knife and spread it. It partially crumbles and spreads.

We tried it on crackers initially, but it also paired extremely well at breakfast time on fresh baked bread with a drizzle of pure date syrup.
For my final attempt, I crumbled a bunch of this into a bowl of freshly cooked pasta, and also chopped up some Spanish chorizo. This was another winner, making the pasta slightly gooey, and adding a strong and delicious aftertaste. I loved it!

I don't know if this was a seasonal item (Christmas only) or if they will be carrying it regularly. Just remember it should be eaten within 3 days of opening.

Item Number: 1462002
Price: $12.99
Size: 450g

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* Those black specs are just bits of wax that got carried inside by the knife. Make sure you wash the outside with soap before cutting.
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Speaking of cheese there's a new manchego I spotted this week at C Mississauga. Don Juan manchego 12-month DOP - $13.49 (1511945) 500g, product of Spain.

FWIW, the Kirkland manchego is a 6-month age and is $12.99 for 500g.

I'll grab one next time I'm at that store and post a comparison.

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