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Roomano cheese…new favorite treat

I love cheese and I love caramel, but eating the two together doesn’t seem very appealing. That is until I discovered Roomano (not to be confused with Romano) cheese.  This hard Gouda-like cheese from Friesland in the northern part of The Netherlands is a rare treat.  Aged anywhere from three to four years the flavor is beefy and intense without being stinky and overpowering. A hard paste infused with calcium lactate crystals gives Roomano a fantastic texture suitable for grating and cooking as well as an interesting addition to any cheese plate. Continue reading

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