How to Eat Gouda Cheese

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Gouda can be served with many types of foods.

Gouda is a type of cheese, and is named after the city of Gouda in the Netherlands. Gouda cheese is creamy with a mild flavor that is full of a hormone called vitamin K2. This hormone found in Gouda cheese can prevent cancer from growing, and can also help protect the arteries of the heart from hardening. Gouda cheese is a versatile cheese that can be served and eaten in a variety of ways.


Step 1

Serve Gouda cheese at breakfast, with a variety of fresh fruits, such as strawberries, grapes, melon or apple slices.

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Step 2

Eat Gouda with an assortment of breads and a mug of beer or a glass of Merlot.

Step 3

Grate up some Gouda and melt it to use in your recipes. Replace your normal cheese with Gouda in a macaroni and cheese dish, or add it to baked potatoes or potatoes au gratin. Gouda works well in place of cheddar.

Step 4

Slice up some Gouda, and add it to a serving tray with some crackers and fruit to serve as an appetizer or snack.

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