A Dutch Masterpiece®, www.adutchmasterpiece.com, the award-winning cheese that is a work of art, can help create a special spring holiday in your home. Whether it is for a holiday home event or any at-home special occasion, A Dutch Masterpiece offers the art of cheese entertaining. Each cheese in the range is made from the best milk of their dairy farmers and has its own unique recipe and ripening process. This results in a distinctive and refined texture, taste, and flavor.
A Dutch Masterpiece is a true Dutch tradition. The classic but unique A Dutch Masterpiece collection of four premium mature cheeses has won excellence awards worldwide, thanks to the exclusive recipes and commitment to the art of traditional Dutch cheesemaking. Savor the slightly rich flavor or Vincent, The full-bodied flavor of Frans Hals, the delicate fruity flavor of Vermeer, or Rembrandt‘s sharp taste and delicious texture. These cheeses are perfect for a cheese board with people spending more time with family and close friends at home. Cheese brands like A Dutch Masterpiece make the at-home celebration experience richer and simply more beautiful.
Debbie Seife, Marketing Director of FrieslandCampina Consumer Dairy says, “A Dutch Masterpiece cheeses are perfect for elevating spring entertaining. Whether you’re having a small gathering or staying socially distanced with your nuclear family this Spring Holiday Season, A Dutch Masterpiece adds a special touch, whether you’re having a cheeseboard or making one of our recipes for Gouda cookies or beet and walnut crostinis with cheese.”
Look for the new packaging of this award-winning collection, which will feature the full cheese profile front and center for the entire collection, which includes:
Rembrandt- Traditionally ripened for one year, this award-winning Extra Aged Gouda Cheese has a firm texture and a robust flavor, and an exceptional taste. World Championship Cheese Contest World Champion in 2004, World Cheese Awards 2016 Gold
Vincent – Where Gouda Meets Parmesan flavor, this rich sweet-tasting fully ripened for six months Dutch Cheese releases pleasant characteristic bursts of flavor with every bite. World Cheese Awards 2013 Gold
Frans Hals – A rich-aged Dutch goat cheese that is naturally matured for up to six months. Frans Hals is made from 100 percent goat’s milk to create a unique, full-bodied taste and delicate aroma. World Cheese Awards 2016 Super Gold
Vermeer – Traditionally ripened for five months, this award-winning aged Dutch Gouda cheese has a delicate fruity taste with a delightful flavor. World Championship Cheese Contest World Champion in 2012, World Cheese Awards 2013 Gold
A Dutch Masterpiece Gouda Cookies sweeten any occasion.
- 250 g almond flour
- 150 g grated Vermeer Gouda cheese
- 50 g butter or ghee
- 1 egg
- 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
Place all ingredients in a food processor and process until it starts forming a dough. Place on some plastic wrap and form into a flat disk. Freeze for at least an hour to set. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line your baking trays with parchment. Take the dough out of the freezer. Place on your countertop and unwrap. Place another plastic wrap on top of the dough and roll out to 1 cm thickness. Remove the top plastic wrap and cut out the cookies with your cookie cutters. Place on the baking trays and top with the sage leaves. Bake for 10 minutes. Take out of the oven and let cool on the baking trays for 10 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to fully cool down.
Serve with some honey and herb salt.
A Dutch Masterpiece Beet and Walnut Crostini make a great springtime appetizer.
- 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
- ¼ cup white balsamic vinegar
- 2 teaspoons honey
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1 (8-ounce) package precooked red beets or golden beets, cubed*
- 24 (1/4-inch-thick) baguette slices
- 1 (4-ounce) package Frans Hals, softened
- ¼ cup chopped toasted walnuts
- Garnish: micro greens, thinly shredded beet greens, or fresh parsley
Preheat oven to 425°. Combine 3 tablespoons oil and the next 4 ingredients in a bowl. Drizzle over beets and gently stir. Set aside. Brush the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil on baguette slices. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown. Spread toasted baguette slices with goat cheese. Remove reserved beets from marinade with a slotted spoon, and arrange over goat cheese. Sprinkle with walnuts; garnish, if desired.
For artistic inspiration on holiday cheeseboards and other entertainment recipes and pairings, go to www.ADutchMasterpiece.com and follow us on Facebook and Instagram @ADutchMasterpieceCheese for more ideas.
Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.
A Dutch Masterpiece is a brand of Royal FrieslandCampina daily provides millions of consumers spread all over the world with dairy products containing valuable nutrients from milk. The products of FrieslandCampina find their ways to over a hundred countries. The company has its Central Office in Amersfoort, the Netherlands. The activities of FrieslandCampina have been divided into four global market-oriented business groups, being Consumer Dairy, Specialized Nutrition, Dairy Essentials and Ingredients. The company is fully owned by Zuivelcoöpate FrieslandCampina U.A., which has 17,413 member dairy farmers in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium and is one of the largest dairy cooperatives in the world. For additional information, please visit our website: www.frieslandcampina.com’