Monterey Jack

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Monterey Jack is a creamy cheese from America. This cheese can be compared to cheddar cheese, but has a slightly milder taste. Previously, this cheese was not easy to obtain in the Netherlands, but the Dutch cheese house is now changing that.


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Monterey Jack

Monterey Jack is a semi-hard, white cheese. The cheese originated in Monterey, California , where it was introduced in 1700 by Spanish missionaries. The name “Monterey Jack” originated when this cheese was commercially marketed by David Jack, a local businessman.

This white cheese is made from cow’s milk and has a mild, slightly sweet taste. This type of cheese has a relatively short ripening time of about 1 month. The harder variety, “Dry Jack”, ripens to about 6 months.

The Americans not only like to eat this cheese, but also often marble it with other cheeses. This creates, for example, Colby-Jack or Cheddar-Jack. There is also a spicy variant with chili peppers and herbs: Pepper Jack.

How do you eat this cheese?

Americans love Monterey Jack and use this cheese in various dishes. Because it is a real processed cheese, it works well in burritos, for example, both Californian and Mexican style. You can also use a slice if you’re going to make cheeseburgers or fancy a cheesy sandwich.

You can also come across this type of cheese as an ingredient in recipes for, for example, quesadillas and empanadas. You may have unsuccessfully searched for this cheese at your local supermarket in the past and went home with cheddar cheese . Also tasty and a great alternative, but why not opt for the original? After all, you can now easily order your Monterey Jack cheese online at Hollandskaashuis!

Additional information

Weight0,250 kg
Land van herkomst



cow's milk, pastturized


hard cheese








cow's milk, lactose



Vegetarisch of vegan



unrefrigerated, Worldwide


250 grams, 500 grams, 2.7kg whole cheese


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