Product from: the Netherlands
Gouda Cheese is a semi-hard, cow's milk cheese from the Netherlands. It is named after the town of Gouda, where it has been produced for centuries. Gouda is a versatile cheese that can be enjoyed on its own, melted, or used in cooking.
Gouda has a smooth, ivory-colored interior with a thin, natural rind. Young Gouda is mild and creamy, with a slightly sweet flavor. As Gouda ages, it becomes more flavorful and nutty. Aged Gouda can also be quite sharp and salty.
Gouda is a popular cheese for melting. It melts well and has a rich, creamy flavor. Gouda is often used in sandwiches, grilled cheese, and pasta dishes. It is also a popular ingredient in mac and cheese.