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Top 10 Most Popular Types of Cheese

Most people would argue that a meal isnt complete without some cheese to go with it. Here are the 10 most popular types of cheese.

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Mozzarella

Mozzarella

Mozzarella is a traditionally southern Italian dairy product made from Italian buffalo's milk by the pasta filata method. Mozzarella received a Traditional Specialities Guaranteed certification from the European Union in 1998.

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Cheddar

Cheddar

Cheddar cheese is a relatively hard, off-white, sometimes sharp-tasting, natural cheese. Originating in the English village of Cheddar in Somerset, cheeses of this style are produced beyond this region and in several countries around the world.

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Parmigiano Reggiano

Parmigiano Reggiano

Parmigiano-Reggiano, or Parmesan cheese, is a hard, granular cheese. The name "Parmesan" is often used generically for various simulations of this cheese, although this is prohibited in trading in the European Economic Area under European law.

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Brie

Brie

Brie is a soft cow's-milk cheese named after Brie, the French region from which it originated. It is pale in color with a slight grayish tinge under a rind of white mold.

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Swiss cheese

Swiss cheese

Swiss cheese is a generic name in North America for several related varieties of cheese, mainly of North American manufacture, which resemble Emmental cheese, a yellow, medium-hard cheese that originated in the area around Emmental, in Switzerland.

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Gruyere

Gruyere

Gruyere is a hard yellow cheese that originated in the cantons of Fribourg, Vaud, Neuchâtel, Jura, and Bern in Switzerland, and is named after the town of Gruyères.

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Gouda

Gouda

Gouda, meaning "cheese from Gouda, the Netherlands", is a mild, yellow cheese made from cow's milk. It is one of the most popular cheeses worldwide.

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Camembert

Camembert

Camembert is a soft, creamy, surface-ripened cow's milk cheese. It was first made in the late 18th century at Camembert, Normandy, in northern France.

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Gorgonzola

Gorgonzola

Gorgonzola is a veined Italian blue cheese, made from unskimmed cow's milk. It can be buttery or firm, crumbly and quite salty, with a "bite" from its blue veining.

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Provolone

Provolone

Provolone is an Italian cheese. It is an aged pasta filata cheese originating in Casilli near Vesuvius, where it is still produced in pear, sausage, or cone shapes varying from 10 to 15 centimetres long.