Medium Mesh Cheese Mat $4
This medium mesh cheese mat can be used in many different ways when pressing, drying and aging cheese.
Placing this mat underneath open bottom cheese molds, encourages draining, in cheese like a blue, where the curds are large and firmer. For closed bottom molds without feet, this mat can be placed underneath, to elevate the mold allowing whey to drain from the bottom of the cheese mold. Placed under cheese, when aging, allows air to properly circulate around the entire cheese.
- Medium mesh polypropylene cheese mat | 4 x 4 mm
- Small | 8 x 8"
- Large | 8 x 39.75"
Mat should be boiled, to sterilize, before each use.
After use, rinse in cold water to remove any curd/cheese, then wash with not water and a neutral alkaline cleanser or dairy wash. Commercial detergents are not recommended.
If needed, soak mat in a wash solution before cleaning.
If mat retains any odor after cleaning, hang outdoors in the sun, this is the traditional method used in Europe.
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Used it under mold for pressing works great
Perfect size mesh!
This medium mesh mat was exactly what I needed to make ricotta! In fact, I purchased one but, wish I had gotten two. I made 2 batches of ricotta and the one that wasn't draining on the cheese mat didn't drain as well at all. I'll definitely be purchasing more!
Medium mesh mat
I use this mat regularly. Under a fine mesh mat when I am letting cheese drain. It has a good height to allow drainage. I also use it in the cave so the cheese is not sitting on the bottom but allows some air flow
I used this mat to drain some triple cream cheeses and it worked like a charm!
The medium mesh cheese mat is very useful, u used it regulary when I clean my cheese from mold with brine