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Le Gruyère AOP - 'Salé' Cheese Aged (ca. 250 g) ***On Stock Item***

Le Gruyère AOP - 'Salé' Cheese Aged (ca. 250 g) ***On Stock Item***

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Le Gruyère AOP - 'Salé' Aged Cheese

Uncut, pack, ca. 250 g

This product is shipped fresh from Switzerland and was never frozen.

SKU: 1118.1.2.1.exs
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    Le Gruyère AOP - 'Salé' Cheese Aged

    Gruyère- or in German Greyerzer is a hard yellow Swiss cheese that originated in the cantons of Fribourg, Vaud, Neuchâtel, Jura, and Berne in Switzerland. It is named after the town of Gruyères. In 2001, Gruyère gained the appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC, now AOP).

    Gruyère is sweet but slightly salty, with a flavor that varies widely with age. It is often described as creamy and nutty when young, becoming more assertive, earthy, and complex as it matures. When fully aged (five months to a year), it tends to have small cracks that impart a slightly grainy texture.

    Gruyère cheese is generally known as one of the finest cheeses for baking, having a distinctive but not overpowering taste. In quiche, Gruyère adds savoriness without overshadowing the other ingredients. It is a good melting cheese, particularly suited for fondues, along with Vacherin Fribourgeois and Emmental. It is also traditionally used in French onion soup, as well as in croque-monsieur, a classic French toasted ham and cheese sandwich. Gruyère is also used in chicken and veal cordon bleu. It is a fine table cheese, and when grated, it is often used with salads and pastas.

    Nutrition Information (per 100g)

    Energy:                  407 kcal
    Total fat:                      33 g
    - Saturated fat:           21 g
    - Trans fat:                    0 g
    Protein:                        27 g
    Carbohydrates:         0.5 g
    - Sugars:                   <0.1 g
    Sodium:                       1.5 g

    whole milk

    Allergen information: This product contains milk

    This product is shipped fresh from Switzerland and was never frozen. Keep refrigerated (4 -7°C)

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    Additional Information

    Canton of Manufacture Fribourg
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