Muenster is a semi-soft cheese from the United States.
It is thought to be an imitation of the Alsatian washed-rind Munster cheese, introduced by German immigrants.
It is distinct from the processed dairy food Sweet Muenster Cheese.
The Muenster is pale in colour and smooth in texture with an orange rind.
The cheese is, made from cow’s milk. The rind’s orange colour is from annatto, a sweet and nutty seasoning used to add flavour and colour to cheeses like Cheddar, Red Leicester, and Mimolette.
What is the taste of Muenster Cheese? It is a buttery, mild cheese.
It has a similar taste to Jack, but with less bite.
Muenster is, typically made from whole milk, so it’s not ideal for the low-fat fans.
Muenster Cheese is a good melting cheese, and because it melts wonderfully, It is ideal for grilled cheese sandwiches, pizza, tuna melts and hamburgers.