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This British hard cheese originated in the English county of Leicestershire several hundred years ago. Similar to cheddar but with a shorter “cheddaring” process, this cheese derives its characteristic red hue from the addition of annatto. During World War II the use of the colorant was banned and the wartime version was then white like most other cheeses of the time. But postwar the color returned and the prefix Red was added to distinguish it from the inferior wartime version. This mild cheese needs to ripen for only 3 months, although a longer ripening time will yield a stronger flavor.
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