World of Cheese: German

Few people outside of Germany are familiar with German cheeses, as they've become overshadowed by those produced by many of Germany's bordering countries, including France and Switzerland.
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  • Bavarian Cheese is a semi-soft cow's milk cheese that's smoked over beech wood. A dark rind encases the rich cheese, which melts easily for perfect grilled cheeses and uniquely flavored macaroni and cheese.
  • Cambozola Cheese combines the flavors of Brie and Blue Cheese. It has a smooth, creamy texture, a rind, and a seam of blue-green lines. Cambozola makes a perfect treat, pairs well with fruit, and cooks up nicely into a creamy pasta sauce.
  • Alpenjoy is a soft, mild cow's milk cheese flecked with cured meat. Enjoy this cheese with pickled relishes and strong mustard.
  • Champignon is a double crème Brie with mushrooms, which give this buttery cheese earthy undertones that intensify with age. Use in Champignon Chicken Cordon Bleu.
  • Mirabo Walnut is a type of soft-ripened cow's milk cheese with crushed walnuts. Try Mirabo Walnut Baked Mini Filo Tartlets.
  • Bavarian Swiss is mellow and nutty with large eyes, or holes.

Serving Suggestions

Try these cheeses in a sandwich or cooked in a dish. Or enjoy them like the Germans do, with a dark beer, fresh fruit, and some dark, crusty bread.