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

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

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Le Gruyère AOP 'Salé' Cheese Aged

Uncut, pack, ca. 250 g
(100g = HKD 54)
SKU: 1118.1.2.1
HK$138.00
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    Le Gruyère AOP 'Salé' Cheese Aged - 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.

    Allergen information: This product contains milk/lactose
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    Canton of Manufacture Fribourg
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