Cheddar is the most widely known, produced and enjoyed cheese. Before it became a worldwide hit, England was the only place where Cheddar cheeses were made. It has a creamy, sharp flavor that's both great to cook with as well enjoy on its own.

recipes featuring Cheddar

Origin England

Production & Aging The cheese is matured in a dry cellar for six months.

Appearance Cheddar is cylinder-shaped with a 35 cm height and weighs between 30 and 35 kg. Smooth and even rind Chessar is slightly waxy with and homogeneous interior despite its natural granulation.

Taste & Texture firm and oily with some degree of suppleness, pronounced, slight piquancy.

Wine Pairing Suggestions Sancerre

Similar Cheeses Cantal, Laguiole, Salers



  • 1 soft cheese
  • 1 semi-soft cheese
  • 1 hard cheese
  • 1 blue cheese


  • Allow the cheese to come to room temperature before serving. It should take around an hour. Slice and arrange your cheese clockwise from mild to strong. Garnish with fruit, nuts and sliced baguette. 

Serves: 4