History of Wisconsin Cheese

History of Wisconsin Cheese

Cheese is the main focus of Wisconsin’s dairy business. In fact, the cheese making industry uses about ninety percent of Wisconsin’s total milk production. Wisconsin produces a total of five hundred different varieties, styles, and types of cheese such as Colby, Brick cheeses, and Baby Swiss which are all originally made in … Read more

Cheese Storage and Labeling Tips

Cheese Storage and Labeling Tips

Served as part of a dish or part of the well-known cheese board, cheese is one of the most popular foods in the world. Legend says that the process of cheese making dates from 8000 BC and that cheese was discovered accidentally by an Arab trader who used a container made from … Read more

Monterey Jack: A True American Cheese

Vella Cheese Young Jack

Monterey Jack or sometimes shortened to Jack, is a semi-hard cheese from Mexico which is customarily white and is made using cow’s milk. It is commonly used in cooking because it melts beautifully and has a mild flavor, making it an ideal base for other flavors. Let us know more about Monterey … Read more

Denmark’s Famous Havarti Cheese

Cream havarti on bread

Havarti is a semi-soft cheese and is the most famous cheese from Denmark. It was produced by a Danish farmer’s wife in the mid-1800’s. She started it by traveling across the world to explore and learn the art of cheese making. When she came back to Denmark, she began experimenting with different … Read more

Gruyère: The Only Thing the Swiss Really Care About

Gruyère

Gruyère is one of the most famous original Swiss cheeses and it is highly prized in fondues. It has a rich history that is as rich and nutty as its flavor. In fact, it is so good and fascinating that countries even went to war over it. If you’re curious about its … Read more

Edam, a Cheese from the Medieval Period

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Edam is a cheese produced in the Netherlands and might be one of the most popular cheeses in the world. It is a golden, creamy delight that has charmed a lot of people throughout the centuries, and today, it is now part of many different international cuisines. Let us know more about … Read more

The Reality of Cheez Whiz

Cheez Whiz

Cheez Whiz, a product of Kraft, is one of the most popular cheese spreads in the United States. It is the yellowish-orange, gooey, and bland-tasting cheese product that is always present in Super Bowl parties or even just on regular snacking at home, used as spread and dip. But have you ever … Read more

Stilton, England’s Only Good Food

Half of a Quenby Hall Blue Stilton

Stilton is one if the best British cheeses. In fact, it is a quintessential English cheese that is served not only during celebrations but with every day dishes as well. It is also the only British cheese that has a Certification Trade Mark and an EU Protected Name. Let us know more … Read more