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 ways of creating … 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 history, then let’s … Read more

The Aged Gorgonzola

Gorgonzola and a pear

Gorgonzola is known to be a very ancient cheese. In fact, it is one of the oldest blue-veined cheeses we have today, and it was being developed at just about the same time as Roquefort in France but only with a small scale. It is produced mainly in the northern Italian regions of Piedmont and … Read more

The Crumbly Feta

Crumbly Feta

Feta is a cheese made in Greece. It is a brined curd white cheese that is made from sheep’s milk or from a mixture of sheep and goat’s milk. It is undoubtedly one of the most famous Greek cheeses which occupies 70% stake in Greek cheese consumption. It is also protected by the EU legislations … Read more

It’s Gouda

Gouda cheese

Gouda cheese or “How-da” as the locals call it, is a Dutch cheese which is named after the city of Gouda in Netherlands. Most people might think that they are made in the city of Gouda but it’s not. It’s just traditionally bought and sold there. Gouda cheese can be traced back from 1184, making … Read more