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Raclette – Valais

The cheese bearing the name Valais Raclette is the most famous of the Swiss Raclettes. The Valais Raclette (namely cheese made in the canton of Valais) is made from ancestral methods. The unique climate and Alpine meadows have an effect on the quality of the milk and the finished product leading to a washed/brushed orange to brown rind, ivory paste and a fragrant creamy texture. ...

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Tete de Moine

Tete de Moine (literally Monk’s Head) is a cylindrical cheese with a smear rind and is semi-hard. This cheese is not cut but shaved with a girolle into rosette shaped slices. These are best produced when the cheeses come stright from refrigeration. Tete de Moine can be enjoyed with an apertif, as dessert cheese, or just a snack.

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Tilsiter

This cheese is a true classic among Swiss cheeses. The rind is reddish-brown, typical for a smear cheese. The paste is ivory to light yellow with some small holes (“eyes”) throughout. The flavor is slightly pungent with a nutty aroma.

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Vacherin Fribourgeois

Vacherin Fribourgeois is a hearty and potent Swiss cow’s milk cheese with a semi-soft to firm texture, depending on age. Vacherin Frigourgeois is an “old fashioned” Vacherin with an uneven, craggly rind and harsh edges. It’s taste is grassy, nutty, and with the perfume of fresh-cut hay.

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Fondue Pouches – Le Superbe

The ingredients for a traditional Swiss fondue are found inside this packet. Emmentaler and Gruyere cheeses are combined with white wine and Kirsch for making a quick and easy fondue at home.

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Girolle High Impact ABS Plastic Machine Base

This Girolle is the exlusive machine used with Tete de Moine, an old monastery-style mountain cheese whose name translates to “monk’s head”. Traditionally it is sliced horizontally using a girolle to create ruffled, finely thin rosettes. Once the top part of the rind is taken off, the cheese resembles the bald top of a monk’s head. The firm, dense texture, though not dry,...

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Gruyere King Cut

Gruyere is still made in village dairies using knowledge that has been handed down through generations, and of course through training that cheesemakers now undergo. With a slightly sweet yet meaty flavor, Gruyere is smooth and creamy when young, and develops a more earthy and complex flavor as it ages. In this form the cheese is easier for foodservice to slice and also convenient...

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Appenzeller

During the aging of Appenzeller the rind is treated with an herbal brine (a closely guarded secret that is handed down from generation to generation) that seeps through the rind and gives the cheese it’s uniquely zesty flavor. A delicacy on a cheese plate, this cheese also lends itself to many wonderful cooking applications.

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Appenzeller Extra Aged

During the aging of Appenzeller the rind is treated with an herbal brine (a closely guarded secret that is handed down from generation to generation) that seeps through the rind and gives the cheese it’s uniquely zesty flavor. The rind is treated with an extra spicy herbal brine and aged for 6 months. This gives the cheese a spicy and tangy flavor. A delicacy on a cheese plate,...

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Emmental Wheel

For more than one and a half centuries and up to the present day, this cheese has been made in village dairies. The flavor is mild and nutty, and the cheese has its famous cherry-sized holes. These eyes are formed as bacterial cultures release carbon dioxide during the ripening process. The texture is semi-firm, and the taste is slightly sweet and nutty, with a bit of a sharp...

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