We love to help you get to know our cheeses here at Shisler’s Cheese House. Today, we are taking a look at Gouda. What is Gouda cheese? Gouda is a yellow cow’s milk cheese. It usually has a red or yellow wax coating. Ours is imported from the Netherlands, where it originated. How is Gouda made? … Read more
Gouda, or “How-da” as the locals say, is a Dutch cheese named after the city of Gouda in the Netherlands. If truth be told, it is one of the most popular cheeses in the world, accounting for 50 to 60 percent of the world’s cheese consumption. It is a semi-hard cheese celebrated for its rich, unique … Read more
Even though it originated in the city of Gouda in the Netherlands, Gouda cheese is produced all around the world. It’s often served alongside crackers and fruits, but Gouda works well in other dished such as macaroni and cheese, vegetable casseroles and especially in quiche. It provides a small amount of almost all the essential … Read more
Smoked Gouda is special among all cheese produced in Holland smoked over smoldering hickory chip embers in brick ovens. For many, the best part of the cheese is the smoky, brown rind.