Aged 2 to 4 months, resulting in a smooth tasting cheese with a slightly sweet, nutty flavor and a soft, creamy texture.
Mild Gouda is great on a sandwich or in lasagna, grilled cheese with tomato bisque.
Medium Sharp Gouda
(Also called Mature Gouda); is aged 6 to 7 months, which intensifies the flavor and hardness, giving it a smooth nutty flavor with a slightly drier texture. Medium
Sharp Gouda is perfect for slicing or grating into a salad or in a calzone.
Aged 12 months, has a robust flavor with a hint of caramel that fills the mouth. The texture is reminiscent of the younger cheeses but drier still.
This cheese is aged for a strong flavor making it ideal shredding into a fondue or cubed with a glass of wine or a beer. Other recommended uses would be in grits or a compliment to a sandwich.
Extra Sharp Gouda
The Extra Sharp Gouda is aged 24 months in a temperature and humidity controlled ripening cave. Over this time the cheese develops a robust flavor profile with an almost salty sweetness to start with, that quickly mellows as the flavor crystals of crystallized protein melt into a beautiful but strong cheese-taste. It finishes with a lingering cheesiness that leaves you wanting more.
Its dry sharpness is to be enjoyed with some fine wine or strong beer, grated over a bowl of pasta or onto a salad.
Has a pleasantly aromatic smokey flavor that compliments the smooth creamy Gouda cheese. It finishes with a satisfying slowly fading smoke and cream flavor.
Smoked Gouda makes for a great addition to any charcuterie board or melted over a hamburger patty, enjoyed with wine or beer, or melted on a steak.
Smoked Gouda with Bacon
Has a smokey salty tangy flavor with a bacon finish and the creamy texture of smooth Gouda cheese.
It is great to cube and have in front of the big game or shred it up and put it on those potato skins. Scrambled eggs have never been better.
Gouda with Herbs de Provence
We have added a blend of Rosemary, Thyme, Basil, and Marjoram to the cheese. This medley of herbs gives the creamy smooth Gouda some real pizazz!
Add some to your mac and cheese casserole to give it a wonderful new earthy flavor. Add some to a charcuterie board with a great wine. The delightfully creamy Gouda with Herbs de Provence has a wonderful flavor profile that will have you coming back for more.
Leyden is a traditional Dutch cheese. Inspired centuries ago by the exotic spice trade, it’s made with cumin seeds that impart a fragrant aroma and zesty flavor. It’s mild with a buttery, semi-soft texture, and like all Forx Farm cheese, is made from the rich, creamy, sweet milk produced by local cows.
Use it on sandwiches or by itself, with a nice beer or a glass of wine. Shred it up and add it to your chili, or to your tacos, quesadillas, or your burritos. A delightful cheese to elevate any occasion.
Aged well over 12 months, has a subtle, nutty aroma and flavor, it is enjoyed in chunks with a favorite red wine, or grated over a variety of dishes.
Our vacuum-packed Cheese is available in pieces of approx. 6 oz. to 16 oz. (1 lb.) Larger pieces are available on request. Whole wheels are approx. 20 lbs. Weights are approximate, since the cheese making, as well as the cutting, are all done by hand.