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.