Introducing the Cheester Egg! If you love Easter for its chocolate eggs, wait until you try the egg made of solid cheese. What a fabulous idea!
Cosmopolitan reports that the Cheester Egg was created by a food blogger by the name of Annem Hobson, and an award-winning cheese company called Wildes Cheese. The egg itself is made from Napier, which is a crumbly, semi-hard cheese with a creamy texture (how does it manage that?).
The Cheester Egg is based on the same Napier cheese recipe that won the "London's Favourite Cheese" award in 2015, according to the Daily Mail, so you know it's good. As if that's not enough to get you onboard the Easter cheese train, the egg is also made using vegetarian rennet -- a curdling agent in some cheeses that usually makes it not vegetarian friendly. It seems Hobson wanted to make sure everyone could enjoy this fine treat.
About creating the Cheester Egg, Hobson said, "chocolate is okay, but it’s a little boring and frankly I’m sick of seeing it dominating key retail periods. Cheese is what excites me so I’m thrilled my plans for a Cheester Egg have finally hatched and that the Cheese Advent Calendar is becoming a reality.
"There’s a whole army of cheese lovers out there showing me their support and I hope I’m doing them proud."
I'd venture to say she is definitely doing them proud, and if you aren't yet familiar with the Advent Calendar she mentions, you might want to read up on that as well. The calendar features different cheese samples to give you something to look forward to each day. Just don't forget to check it for too long!
The egg is available for about $18.66 in London. They can be bought online at So Wrong It's Nom, from whom you'd pick them up at one of several locations in London. You can also opt for a "Nest Hamper" instead, which features other snack items in a picnic basket along with the cheesy egg. This fun little basket retails for $37. Unfortunately, neither item is available in the U.S. yet, but you can always attempt a Cheester Egg of your own!