Emmental

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Origin:                       France
Region:                      Haute-Savoie
Made by:                   Fruitières Chabert
Type:                          Hard
Milk:                           Cow
Milk Treatment:    Raw
Coagulant:                Animal Rennet

You’ll recognise this one from cheese-chomping cartoon mice but Emmental’s sweet flavours and versatility make it a staple for many cooks.

Characteristics: yellow paste covered throughout in large holes; firm texture; sweet, fruity flavour with a slight acidity.

Best with: famously used in fondue, it is also great in dauphinoise potatoes.