For the best results here are a few of our tips that will help you care for your cheese.
The most important tip to remember is different types of cheese need slightly different handling and storage techniques.
Storing your cheese
- Store cheese in the compartments or vegetable crisper inside your fridge.
- The length of time you can keep cheese also differs according to the variety; in general, the harder the cheese, the longer it will last.
Caring for you cheese
- Hard, aged cheeses – Ashgrove Coth Matured, Ashgrove Cloth Rubicon Red, Aged Cheddars, Parmesan, Gouda – first wrap in wax or parchment paper, then add a layer of plastic wrap.
- Blue cheeses – Mr Bennett Blue, Gorgonzola, Roquefort style cheese – wrap in plastic wrap.
- Semi-hard and hard cheeses – Ashgrove Unique Tasmanian Cheese, Wasabi or Bush Pepper, Swiss, Gruyere – wrap in plastic wrap or a sealed bag.
- Soft, semi-soft, and stinky cheeses (goat, Camembert, Brie, sheep ) – place in a resealable plastic container.
- Fresh cheeses – Ashgrove fetta , mozzarella – leave the cheese in the original packaging, changing the water every couple of days.