Emmental
Country/Region:
Switzerland-Lucerne
Source of Milk:
Cow
Texture:
Semi-Hard
Culinary Uses:
Table cheese, melting
Description:
Emmentaler is a yellow, medium-hard cheese. Failure to remove CO2 bubbles during production, due to inconsistent pressing, results in the large holes ("eyes") characteristic of this cheese. It has a piquant, but not very sharp, taste.