Reed Cheese Mat
This reed cheese mat is used when air drying cheese, especially soft, mold ripened cheese. Using this mat will allow whey to drain and air to circulate when cheese is draining, air drying and aging.
- 9" x 9" Bamboo reed mat
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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I find these reed mats are of good quality, and easy cleaning after use.
I have been making cheese for several years and I’ve always used wooden skewers while my cheese was drying. This mat makes it so much easier and the cheese comes out much more uniform
Great mat! Shipped fast. I plan on buying more!
Anti-bacterial and easy to clean
Easy to use. The first time I used it, there was a slight odor. Ever since, no odor. Rinses well.