Munster is a soft and creamy cheese made from raw milk, that tastes best when accompanied with a good beer. It has strong aroma with savory and tangy flavor yet mild subtle taste on the palate, soft washed rind, creamy and smooth yet sticky texture. Its size is 13-19 cm in diameter.
Also called Munster-géromé, its name came from the town in Alsace France, Munster with protected designation origin. It is a famous cheese with origins that date back to the Middle Ages.
How to Serve:
- classic pair to a slice of bread
- goes well with potato sautéed or baked and cheese dish
- toss into salads with onions
- excellent addition to omelettes, quiches, and pies
- flavor with cumin and serve with beer
- the star of the recipe Munster Tartiflette
Wine pairing: Gewurztraminer, Alsace Pinot gris, Riesling
Cheese and fruit platter: grapes, sweet apples
Cheese board: Munster - Brie - Brillat Savarin
As with other cheeses, Munster cheese is also a reliable source of calcium, phosphorus, and zinc, vitamin A, B2, and B9. It can be your daily dairy portion, 50 grams of cheese a day with give you enough boost for your overall health.
It also contains enzymes that are good for the digestive and gut health. It has low carbohydrate but high fat.
Ingredients: Unpasteurized cow's milk, cheese cultures, enzymes, salt.
*allergen information: contains milk
Storage: Wrap original packaging tightly in aluminum foil or parchment paper then refrigerate.
Shelf Life: 2-3 weeks refrigerated
2 g smoked bacon
2 Munster cheese slices
2 tbsp spring onions, finely chopped
1/2 tbsp garlic, finely chopped
125 ml of cream fraiche
Salt and pepper
1 knob of butter for cooking
Wash and peel the potatoes, cut into slices.
Cook in salt water for 10 minutes, making sure that they stay firm.
Heat pan with butter then brown the spring onions and garlic.
Then add the bacon and the cream fraiche.
Add to potatoes and mix well.
Scrape some crusts of munster then cut 2 flat disks out of it.
Cut the disks again into two.
Layer the potato mixture in a baking dish.
Top with 2 cuts of munster cheese.
Repeat until layering is done.
Bake in oven for 20 to 25 minutes at 200°, thermostat 6-7.
Serve and enjoy!