Emmental: Emmental (Emmenthal or Emmentaler) is a hard Swiss cheese whose name comes from the Emme valley, a region to the east of the canton of Bern (see map below).
It is a cooked or hard pressed cheese, made from cow's milk. The wheel of Emmentaler AOC has an average weight of 90 kg. The grindstones owe their imposing size to fiscal reasons: in fact, in the XNUMXth century, customs duties were levied on ...
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