Hard cheese

Discussion in 'The Connoisseur' started by the hairy bloke, Oct 21, 2014.

  1. the hairy bloke

    the hairy bloke Familiar Face

    U K
    I don't know if anyone here can assist, as many of you are on the Western side of the Atlantic, and I have a north-west European question. But as a Fedorista, here I am.

    As part of the Waterloo 200 commemorations next year, many re-enactors will be going to Belgium for an event.

    My partner and I are in charge of the catering for a group of Cornish people going over.

    We want to take as little food as possible with us.

    So, my question:

    Any ideas of as to a cheese, Belgian, or French that is similar to cheddar? A full fat, hard cows milk cheese?

    And if you have been, Thanks for listening.
  2. Methuselah

    Methuselah One of the Regulars

    Manchester, England
    You might actually find Cheddar in supermarkets, but failing that Cantal is similar. Comté makes a good cheese sauce too.
  3. Stanley Doble

    Stanley Doble Call Me a Cab

    Not sure what you are driving at, but Dutch Gouda is a hard cheese and has been an article of international commerce for hundreds of years. They probably had Gouda or something similar at Waterloo the first time around.

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