red cheddarFrom €3,85 per 250 gram
Red cheddar is a very popular English cheese made from cow’s milk. No less than 51% of the English cheese market consists of cheddar.
And not only in England is red cheddar immensely popular, but all over the world this cheese is loved .
Real red cheddar cheese
Red cheddar is a hard natural cheese that originated in English Cheddar, in Somerset . This cheddar is of top quality and can best be described as a hard cheese with a soft character . Full of flavor and melts on the tongue. It is a cheese that crumbles when you break off a piece.
Like many cheeses, the flavor of this cheese develops as it ages. Age is therefore an important factor to consider when looking for a tasty cheddar. Just like a good wine, the price of the cheese also rises as it ages.
Different types of cheddar
Cheddar comes in different variations, there is also white cheddar and smoked cheddar . But there are also experiments with cheddar, so all kinds of tasty flavor combinations have been created, such as apple pie flavor .
Cheddar also goes very well with fruit , which makes the cheese nice and fresh. For example, there is cheddar with cranberry or apricot .
Our cheese masters have written a blog in which they tell you everything about English cheese , you can find our blogs in the knowledge center.
Which cheddar cheese should I choose?
There is so much choice that it is sometimes difficult to choose. When it comes to cheddar, there are several factors that play a role, such as color, taste and maturing time. But when it comes to white or red cheddar, the choice is entirely personal.
Still, there are a few tips. For real English cheddar that you use in a nice dish or on a cheese board, it is better not to use supermarket cheese , but buy real quality. When it comes to the outside of the cheese , it’s better to choose a cheese with some specks on the outside than a cheese that looks perfect . This means that the cheese has matured well without additives, and therefore has a complex and robust taste.
Where can you buy real red cheddar?
Real cheddar cheese is not easy to find . In the supermarkets you will find cheddar that comes from Dutch factories and does not really have anything to do with cheddar. The structure resembles that of plastic.
A real Cheddar is dry and crumbles if you try to cut it . Cheese specialty stores often have real cheddar, but here you pay the highest price. In the webshop of the Hollandskaashuis you can choose from 6 different types of real cheddar cheeses that come directly from Somerset, in England. In addition, we also give you the guarantee that you will pay the lowest price that can be found in the Netherlands.
|Land van herkomst|
cow's milk, pastturized
cow's milk, lactose
|Vegetarisch of vegan|
250 grams, 500 grams, 1kg, 4kg (Whole cheese)