Healthy Food Database
Gruyère is named for the valley of the same name in the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland. Gruyere is a cooked cheese with a firm, smooth texture, relatively strong flavour and well-spaced, medium-size holes. It is also used in France. Gruyere is used mainly in fondue cooking.
The best gruyere to buy is aged, and available from a good deli or specialty cheese shop.
Store in the fridge well wrapped in calico or greaseproof paper. Be careful not to let it dry out. Gruyere will keep for up to a month well wrapped.
Tips & Tricks:
If you are going to indulge occasionally in higher fat cheeses - make sure they are of a good quality.
Because it retains a smooth texture when melted it is ideal for grilling and melting.
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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.
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