Gouda with Truffles is an unusual creamy, washed curd, Gouda cheese with the addition of chopped black Italian Truffles that blend perfectly with the texture of the cheese.
Gouda, is a semisoft cow’s milk cheese from the Netherlands, named after the town where it was originally traded. Gouda is traditionally made in flat wheels, each with a thin natural rind. It has a smooth and ivory coloured interior. Gouda is one of the oldest European cheeses and has been a popular cheese since the 12th century. It was so popular that it was shipped to France and further afield and has been produced in several different countries.
The process of making Gouda, including the washing of the curd, creates an elastic curd and a mellow flavour. Gouda with Truffles is a farmhouse Gouda from the Woerden region of Holland, the heart of cheesemaking country in the Netherlands. Made with raw, cow’s milk, this is firm a pressed cheese, beautifully rich and tasty. Perfect as an aperatif with a glass of wine or as an after dinner cheese course.
Please note all cheeses are hand cut, therefore the weights listed are approximate. We work very hard to cut them as accurately as we can!