Browse our great selection of Gourmet Melting Cheeses. A melting cheese is considered, obviously, a cheese that lends itself easily for melting. It is a cheese that does not necessarily require grating or shredding to create a luscious, creamy golden layer on your dish or to create a nice sauce. There are basically two type of melting cheeses: stretchy and stringy melting cheeses and smooth and flowing melting cheeses. Mozzarella and Provolone are well-known stringers and Fontina and Raclette are well-known smooth flowing cheeses. Try them in your lasagnas, fondues, quesadillas and other recipes and let us know what you think by giving us your opinion in a product review.
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Our Featured Gourmet Melting Cheese
Raclette may be the world's most famous melting cheese, and it is made in the Savoie region of the Alps, in Switzerland and in France. Our French version is made of raw cow's milk and matured for at least 5 months in respect of the French cheese tradition. It is during this long ripening period that the flavor and excellent melting qualities develop. Raclette has a semi-soft interior dotted with small holes and a rosy inedible rind. Melted, it tastes creamy and fruity. This French gourmet cheese is a little more aromatic than its pasteurized Swiss cousin.
It is used to make a dish, which also goes by the name 'raclette', or served with boiled potatoes, pickles, and cured meats. The accent in Raclette dining is always on sociable eating and drinking. Raclette de Savoie, from the Savoie region has won the gold medal at the Concours general in 2006, read more...