List of cheeses


List of cheeses

This is a list of cheeses by place of origin.

Cheese counter at shop
Cheese in store cooler
Variety of cheeses on serving platter
Many cheeses at the supermarket

Contents

Africa

Egypt

  • Roomy cheese
  • Domyati cheese
  • Areesh cheese
  • Mesh cheese

Ethiopia

  • Ayib cheese

Mauritania

South Africa

Nigeria

  • Wara cheese

Asia

Armenia

  • Lori

Bangladesh

China

Georgia

India

Iran

  • Lighvan Cheese

Japan

Middle East

Labneh

Mongolia

  • Byaslag

Nepal

Philippines

  • Kesong or Quesong Puti

South Korea

Europe

Austria

Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Cyprus

Grilled Halloumi (Cyprus)

Croatia

  • Paški sir (Pag Island cheese)
  • Škripavac ("Squeaking" cheese from Lika)
  • Tounjski sir (Smoked cheese from Tounj near Ogulin)
  • Dimsi (Smoked cheese from Zagreb based on Bjelovarac cheese)

Czech Republic

Denmark

  • Danbo
  • Danish Blue cheese (Dansk blåskimmel(ost))
  • Danish tilsit or Tilsit Havarti
  • Esrom or Danish Port-Salut
  • Fynbo
  • Havarti cheese or Cream Havarti
  • Molbo cheese
  • Saga cheese
  • Samsø cheese
  • Tybo

Finland

France

Selles-sur-Cher cheese
See the French AOC cheeses and the list of French cheeses

Germany

Greece

Hungary

A serving of Liptauer

Iceland

Ireland

  • See List of Irish cheeses

Italy

Parmigiano Reggiano

Main Article: List of Italian cheeses

Latvia

  • Latvijas

Republic of Macedonia

Malta

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Twaróg

Portugal

Portuguese cheeses

Romania

Russia

  • Altaiski[disambiguation needed ] - a fairly dry hard cheese, similar to swiss cheese, originating in the Altai region.
  • Brynza - a crumbly salt cheese.
  • Chernyi Altai - a hard cheese similar to cheddar.
  • Circassian cheese, a crumbly non-melting fresh cheese that is produced in the North Caucasus
  • Dorojobuzhskii - a soft cheese from western Russia.
  • Dorozhnyi
  • Golandskii
  • Gornoaltayskii - a hard, crumbly cheese.
  • Korall - a soft, processed cheese made of cow's milk
  • Kostromskoi
  • Moale
  • Moskovskii[disambiguation needed ] - a hard cow's milk cheese, also similar to swiss.
  • Medynskii
  • Omichka - a slightly sweet, soft processed cheese made of cow's milk.
  • Pikantnyi
  • Poshikhonskii - a hard cow's milk cheese.
  • Rossiyski cheese, similar to German Tilsiter
  • Sovetskii[disambiguation needed ]
  • Tvorog (творог), a quark-type cheese somewhat similar to cottage cheese or ricotta.
  • Uglichskii - a hard cheese made of cow's milk
  • Yaroslavskii[disambiguation needed ] - a hard cow's milk cheese, usually produced in rounds; with a slightly sour taste.
  • Zakusochnyi - a soft blue cow's milk cheese

Serbia

  • Kačkavalj
  • Sremski Sir
  • Zlatarski Sir[1] PDO
  • Sjenički Sir
  • Svrljiški Belmuz [2] GI
  • Krivovirski Kačkavalj[3] GI
  • Homoljski ovčiji sir (Homolje sheep cheese)[3] GI
  • Homoljski kozji sir (Homolje goat cheese) [3] GI
  • Homoljski kravlji sir (Homolje cow cheese)[3] GI
  • Pirotski Kačkavalj
  • Lužnička Vurda
  • Užički Kajmak

Slovakia

Slovenia

  • Bohinc Jože
  • Tolminc
  • Planinski sir
  • Mohant
  • Nanoški sir

Spain

Sweden

Swedish Herrgårdsost

Switzerland

Turkey

United Kingdom

North America

Canada

El Salvador

  • Cuajada
  • Crema
  • Queso Fresco
  • Enredo
  • Queto

Honduras

Mexico

Nicaragua

United States

Australasia

Australia

  • Tasty cheese - commonly mistaken as a variety of cheese due to the widespread use of 'Tasty' as an adjective for cheeses by Australian manufacturers; it is in fact equivalent to cheddar

New Zealand

South America

Argentina

Bolivia

  • Chaqueño
  • Menonita

Brazil

Coalho

Chile

A typical cut of Chanco cheese

Colombia

Venezuela

Other

The following cheeses remain unclassified.

  • Cottage cheese (Many local varieties)
  • Farmer cheese (many local varieties)
  • Smoked cheese (many hard cheese varieties may be smoked)
  • Nacho cheese (mainly US, though it can be found in other places as well)
  • Margarine cheese, cheese made of margarine.

References

See also

  • Category:Cheeses by country

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