Gouda

A sweet and nutty Dutch classic

Named after the city in Holland where it was originally sold, Gouda is a semi-hard yellow cheese made from cow, goat, or sheep's milk. First mentioned in books in 1184, Gouda is one of the world's oldest cheeses – and one of the most popular. Though it is often mass-produced, there are still around 300 Dutch farmers that produce it the traditional way. The sweet, slightly nutty flavour and strong aroma goes well with beer, or if the cheese is well aged, a full-bodied wine like Merlot or Shiraz.

Pairings

Goes great with
  • Beer
  • Red Wine

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