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Gouda cheese

Gouda cheese is a yellow Dutch cheese named after the city of Gouda. The cheese is made from cow's milk that is cultured and heated up until the curds[?] separate from the whey. About 10% of the mixture is curds which are pressed into circular moulds for a couple of hours. The moulds give the cheese its traditional shape. Next, the cheese is soaked in a brine solution which gives the cheese its rind and improves the taste. After the salt soaks in, the cheese is then dried for a couple days before being coated to prevent it from drying out. The cheese then ages for at least a couple weeks before it is ready to eat.



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