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 Jack’s history and … 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

El Deliciosio Manchego

Manchego

Manchego is one of the most popular cheeses from Spain and it is made using sheep’s milk. It hails from the La Mancha region and it is one of the most-exported cheese from Spain to the United States. It is also often one of the first artisanal cheeses introduced to burgeoning cheese lovers. Let us … 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

Mozzarella: The Anthology

Mozzarella Cheese Pairings

Mozzarella is a traditional cheese in Southern Italy and it is originally made from milk of Italian buffalo’s that are usually herded in countries such as Italy and Bulgaria. But today, the Mozzarella cheese available in the market are made from cow’s milk.     History According to a legend, Mozzarella cheese was created when … 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