Maasdammer Cheese

Maasdammer Cheese

Cut & Wrapped by igourmet

Origin: Netherlands

Origin: Netherlands

$9.49

/ 7.5 ounce

SKU: 484S

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Perishable! Requires expedited shipping to ensure freshness.
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Often referred to as a sweet take on Swiss Emmental, this nutty, mild cheese gets its characteristic appearance of large "eyes" (holes) and a domed top from a special beneficial bacteria which emits carbon dioxide during the maturation process. Marketed under numerous brand names such as Leerdam and Mondrian, Maasdam is a perfect complement for salads and sandwiches and is ideal for melting.
  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk.
  • Photo depicts whole 28 lb. form of cheese.
  • We cut and wrap this item by hand.

INGREDIENTS: Pasteurized cow's milk, Salt, Cheese cultures, Rennet, Annato color. Contains MILK.

* This label info was entered by hand from the actual product itself. We do not take responsibility for transcription errors or changes made by the manufacturer after the date we entered the data.

What’s the best way to store my cheese?
The best way to keep cheese fresh is to store it in the vegetable crisper in your fridge. Before doing so, wrap in parchment or wax paper, then wrap loosely in plastic wrap. You can also buy our exclusive cheese storage bags, specially created to keep your cheese fresher, longer.

Unless used for cooking, we don’t recommend storing cheese in the freezer as this will alter its texture.

What is the best temperature to serve my cheese?
Remove cheese from the fridge an hour before serving, as cheese is best experienced at room temperature to enjoy the full spectrum of flavors.

How long will my cheese stay fresh in the refrigerator?
The length of time cheeses last in the fridge after opening depends largely on the type of cheese. Soft varieties tend to spoil more quickly than hard varieties. Please refer to the table below for a convenient reference:

CHEESE TYPE

EXAMPLES

SHELF LIFE

Fresh Cheeses

Mozzarella, Feta, Burrata, Ricotta, Mascarpone, Chevre

5 - 7 Days

Soft Ripened Cheese

Brie, Camembert, Triple Cream, Limburger, Robiola

7 - 10 Days

Blue Cheeses

Danish Blue, Roquefort, Gorgonzola, Stilton

2 Weeks

Medium Firm Cheeses (semi-hard)

Gouda, Havarti, Emmental, Appenzeller, Manchego, Petite Basque, Tete de Moine 

2 - 3 Weeks

Firm/Sharp Cheeses

Sharp Cheddar, Provolone Piccante, Cave Aged Gruyere

4 - 6 Weeks

Grating Cheeses

Parmigiano, Grana, Pecorino Romano, Asiago

3 – 6 Months

SHIPPING OPTIONS & FEES

Please allow 1-3 business days to process your order.

Perishable Shipping Fees*:
Fast - $24.99 / Fastest - $39.99

* Perishable orders below $65 incur a $7.99 surcharge. Perishable orders placed after 10AM PT / 1PM EST on Friday will ship the next Monday to avoid sitting in a carrier’s warehouse over the weekend!

Non-Perishable Shipping Fees (if your order contains only non-refrigerated items):
Standard - $13.99 / Fast - $24.99 / Fastest - $39.99*

Note: Additional charges apply for shipments to Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. 

Ship To Multiple Addresses: We make shipping to all your family and friends easy! Select “Ship to Multiple Address” in your cart to split your order into multiple deliveries.

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How We Ship

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Our products are always shipped so they will arrive at your door in optimal condition! We’ve carefully selected packaging options that have minimal impact on the environment without compromising on food safety or quality. 

For perishable orders, we line our shipping boxes with Tempguard - a unique, padded insulator made of 100% pre-consumer recycled paper material. We further control the temperature with recycled kraft paper fill and non-toxic frozen gel packs. In the summer months, we may include dry ice to ensure fresh delivery in very hot weather.

Note: Please join our efforts to be mindful of our environment and extend the life-cycle of our packaging, by recycling your shipping box, Tempguard liner, and kraft fill (all 100% curbside recyclable!). Store the gel packs in your freezer and reuse to keep your next picnic or road trip fare cool.