This black waxed, 12-18months old cheese has a glorious deep yellow colour and a slightly waxy, granular texture with medium sized holes. There is a hint of caramel in its pleasantly full taste.
A multiple award winner and currently sold in 40 countries, it is produced by Westland a family run company in Holland.
What with?Farmhouse Pickle or Poachers Pickle are very good in combination with this mature cheese. Drinks-wise a strong red is called for. Full-bodied Bordeaux wines like Chateau Leon or Chateau des Cedres are ideal.
Already known outside Switzerland in the 14th century, Gruyère is possibly the most popular Swiss cheese to date – loved for its distinctly nutty flavour and smooth and firm texture. The pine wood frames the cheeses are maturing on for up to 12 months contribute to its fine aroma and are indicative of an incredibly elaborate […]