The holes in Emmental are called eyes, and we think they’re for you.
With a lightly sharp, slightly salty taste, Emmental is great on a sandwich or a burger, in an omelet, or as a surprise twist to macaroni and cheese. Try Emmental with a sweet white or light to medium red wine.
Origin Savoie, France
Production & Aging Cooked and pressed, aged at least a month
Appearance Hard, yellow or brownish rind and pale yellow paste with large holes (1/4" to 1-1/4" in diameter)
Taste & Texture A smooth, medium-hard paste with a light, sweet, slightly salty taste
Wine Pairing Suggestions Beaujolais
Beer Pairing Suggestions Golden Ale, IPA, Wheat
Similar Cheeses Beaufort, Comté