Saturday, July 7, 2018

maasdam -

Maasdam is a Dutch cheese made with Emmental cheese from Switzerland. This cheese is produced using pasteurized cow's milk. Maasdam cheese was first made in 1990 and is an alternative to Emmental cheese because it is an expensive cheese at that time.

When compared with Emmental cheese Maasdam cheese has a higher moisture and is therefore softer. Maasdam cheese ripening process is faster than other Dutch cheeses. It only takes 4 to 12 weeks to finish this cheese.

The taste of the sweet Maasdam cheese makes it often used as a snack or eaten for breakfast. The inside of this cheese is pale yellow and there are large sized holes. Maasdam cheese sold in several brands namely Bergumer, Meerlander, Westberg and Leerdammer.