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The geographical region encompassing the former country of Flanders contains two Belgian provinces, present-day Nord (France), and the southern part of Zeeland (Holland) known as Zeeuws-Vlaanderen ("Sealandic Flanders"). This area is very well known for flax, a useful flowering plant that grows wild throughout Europe, but is especially abundant in Flanders. Famous throughout history, flax was used by the ancient Egyptian and Roman civilizations to make paper and linen. Today it is still used to make linseed oil and printing ink.

The recipe for this cheese from Zeeuws-Vlaanderen dates back many centuries. Its name means "Flax Cheese", owing not to an ingredient but to the plant that dominates the local countryside. Still made in an old-fashioned manner, in the Middle Ages it was quite popular and always served at the annual oogstfeest (Flemish harvest festival). Similar to Gouda but richer, creamier and deeper yellow in color, Vlaskaas' purple rind distinguishes it from all other cheeses.

Gold medal winner at the 2004 World Championship Cheese Contest.

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Latest Customer Reviews for Beemster Vlaskaas
By Dorothy Hill
from Tarpon Springs, Florida
on May 22, 2014
Present to my grand daughter
I recently had this special cheese sent to my grand daughter for one of her graduation presents. She loved it, along with the wine and rice crackers. A different idea for sure, but think it was something that she might like instead of the usual gift for graduates. And she did. Thanks for the prompt delivery.
By Michael D. Walton
from Warner Robins, GA
on Apr 12, 2013
Shipping Problem
The order was ok except UPS held the shipment over 24 hours in Atlanta in 80F. The cheese almost spoiled.
By Got2flo
from California
on Jan 27, 2013
Like Gouda but better
My favorite of the Beemster cheeses so far! Not as strong as the aged Gouda yet has a creamy, nutty, salty, caramel hint. Love it!
By ems
from CA
on Aug 05, 2012
lactose free cheese !!!!
This dutch cheese is wonderful tasting and great for cheese and crackers or for fondue, but it's most extraordinary feature is that somehow, in it's unique processing, lactose sugar is eliminated and it can be eaten by people who are lactose intolerant. (like me) It is the ONLY cheese I've ever heard of that is lactose free and I plan to order tons of it over the next few years.
By dO
from Dexter, Michigan
on Dec 02, 2011
Beemster Vlaskaas - the best!
I LOVE this cheese! It's nutty and just slightly sweet. One of my favorites.
By Anne
from Aurora, IL
on Sep 12, 2011
Lactose FREE! And tasty too!
I am VERY lactose-intolerant, and recently discovered Beemster Vlaskaas cheese. A man at a speciality cheese shop recommended it to me, and he was absolutely right! The cheese is quite delicious. The flavor is KIND OF like American cheese/Velveeta BUT... the cheese is a firmer texture and not as moist. Also it is just a TINY bit less sweet (so it can be used and enjoyed by people who are used to that kind of cheese without much adaptation). However, my pallet was quite delighted to enjoy cheese again without piles of pills. I had many pieces of this cheese over several days and had NO lactose issues whatsoever (and I am VERY sensitive to lactose). The Beemster brand website says that some of their other cheeses are also lactose-free. I look forward to trying them as well. Thank you, Beemster, for giving me back the wonderful taste of cheese!
By Steve
from Kingsburg, CA
on Aug 12, 2011
Great Cheese
This cheese is great when paired with a Zinfandel wine. Eat, drink, repeat...
By Diana
from Colorado
on May 19, 2011
Cheese excellent but rind was very thick!
The rind was very thick about 3/8" & inedible. The cheese was delicious but I would not buy again because of the rind.
By Roger witherbee
from Alpena, Mi
on Apr 11, 2011
Beenster Vlaskaas
A very pleasant surprise Smooth with a hint of aged gouda???
By Karen
from Chicago
on Apr 11, 2011
Awesome cheese
Amazing, smooth, unique flavor. Not easy to find. Delicious on a bland cracker or chunk of bread.
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