Dutch Edam

Name: Dutch Edam


Country Of Origin: Holland


Region: Edam, North Holland


Milk Type: Cow’s Milk


Pasteurised/Unpasteurised: Pasteurised milk


Style: Hard


Taste: 

Edam is a mild, delicately flavoured cheese with a smooth and creamy texture. It tastes slightly nutty and salty. Edam cheese has hardly any smell when compared to other cheeses.


 

Description

Dating back to the 14th century, this cheese is named after the town of Edam in North Holland. Edam is a mild cheese with a smooth and creamy texture. It has a slightly nutty and salty flavour. Mild Edam is usually paired with fruit such as peaches, melons and apricots. On the other hand, Aged Edam works best with pears and apples.

 

Pairing Recommendations

Dutch Edam goes really well with fruit such as peaches, melons and apricots. Mild Edam is usually paired with these fruits whereas aged Edam is often eaten with traditional ‘cheese fruits’ like pears and apples.

 

Holland

 

Awards

World Cheese Awards 2014/15 - Gold