Small Cheese Trier
This cheese trier is used to test the readiness of aged cheese without cutting it open. When inserted into cheese a sample core can be removed, the sample is evaluated for taste and texture, the remaining plug is then pushed back into the aging cheese.
When done testing, the opening around the plug should be sealed with a smear of the cheese sample to prevent mold from entering the cheese body.
Using a cheese trier allows you to evaluate the cheese making process (flavor, moisture, acid, texture etc) earlier in the aging cycle and make adjustments needed for subsequent batches of cheese. The time you save by sampling the cheese earlier makes the addition of a cheese trier well worth the investment.
- Stainless steel handle | 4 1/4" blade length
- Water buffalo horn handle | 4" blade length
Should be boiled, to sterilize, before each use.
After use, wash in hot soapy water and allow to dry.
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The cheese trier needs to be sanitized before each use.
Insert cheese trier into cheese, twist and remove. Evaluate sample, then insert remaining plug into the aging cheese. Seal the opening around the plug should be sealed with a smear of the cheese sample to prevent mold from entering the cheese body.
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I am glad I spring for the solid tool. This is heirloom-strength, and is giving my cheesemaking a boost since I no longer have to guess if a particular wheel is aged enough. As someone who values being able to crack open a really good cheese at a potluck, this is my new secret weapon. Leather case would be overkill in my kitchen, the plastic sleeve it comes in is good enough for me.
I love this cheese trier. It has the right size. I have used it to check readiness of blue cheese and hard cheese. I am quite satisficed with it.
This trier beautiful and ofexcellent quality. It cuts through cheese very well. My only issue with it is that it is a bit too narrow and the samples taken out are a bit small. I wish I had bought the large trier but I am not sure it has a larger diameter. See pictures.
This trier is beautiful. Excellent quality, cuts into cheese very well. I think it is a bit to small in diameter. I wish I had bought the large one.
This trier is the best!! Works like a charm. Cuts nicely and will last my entire life! Extremely sturdy!!