Edam is a Dutch cheese. Its flavor is mild, salty and nutty at an early stage, intensifying over time. The fat content of this type of cheese is lower than others - 28%. In the early stages, it goes very well with fruits such as peaches, apricots, cherries, melons. Elderly Edam is often used with pears and apples. In addition, it adds a special flavor to drinks such as Pinot Gris, Dry Riesling, Whiskey Riesling, Champagne, Chardonnay and Shiraz, as well as crackers and biscuit snacks.

Just The Facts

  • Country
  • Netherlands
  • Region
  • Edam-Volendam
  • Milk Type
  • Cow/goat"s milk
  • Pasteurization
  • Yes
  • Rennet Type
  • Animal
  • Age
  • 4 weeks – 10 months