The Ins and Outs of American Cheese

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One of the many things the United States has become known for globally over the years is the love for cheese, and it has been an essential part of our diets. Some of the best cheeses come from different parts of the world, but there’s something about American cheese that makes it stand out. It … Read more

All Prov-alone Again

Provolone Dolce

Provolone is an Italian cheese from Southern Italy. In the present time, the major production of Provolone cheese happens in Po valley region, specifically in Lombardy and Veneto. It has a DOP designation granted by the European Union to ensure that it is produced under strict supervision using specific methods to guarantee supreme quality. Let … 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 Jack’s history and … Read more

A Muenster of a Cheese

Muenster of a Cheese

Muenster cheese is a semi-soft cheese which has different variations such as French, German, and American. The American variation of the cheese is believed to be an imitation of the Alsatian washed-rind Munster cheese which was introduced by German immigrants. The name Muenster came from the French city of Munster in Alsace. It is known … Read more

Roquefort: The King of Cheeses

The King of Cheeses

There are many kinds of blue cheeses being produced but Roquefort is considered as the most famous blue cheese in France. It is reported to be a favorite of Emperor Charlemagne and is also referred to as the cheese of kings and popes. Let us know more about the history of Roquefort cheese and its … 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 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

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 Edam cheese. History … 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 wondered why Cheez … 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 about the Stilton … Read more