Gouda is a sweet, creamy, yellow cow's milk cheese originating from the Netherlands.
It is one of the most popular cheeses worldwide.
The name is used today as a general term for numerous similar cheeses produced in the traditional Dutch manner.
Gouda Cheese is a great table cheese, perfect for everyday eating.
Aged gouda is similar to Parmesan in texture, developing crunchy cheese crystals and more crumbly texture.
Aged gouda has a rich, nutty, caramelly taste, often reminiscent of butterscotch.
Both aged gouda and young gouda are delicious, just in different ways.