Gruyère cheeseGruyere cheese
is a yellow cheese
made from cow
. It was originally made in Switzerland
and is named after the village of Gruyères in Switzerland.
Gruyere cheese is a hard, slightly salty and piquant cheese. When fully aged (three to twelve month) there tend to be small holes and cracks unlike the more famous Emmentaler cheese. It is generally a pricy cheese (US??).
- Fondue: Gruyere is a main component of cheese fondue besides Vacherin and Emmenthaler (depends on recipe).
- Quiche: Adds savoury without overshadowing the other ingredients.
- Grated/Shaved: On Salads and Pasta.