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How do you like your Cheese in the morning?

By kuipje  
"sung by Jane Powell & Vic Damone in the 1951 musical "Rich, young and pretty"
Of course. Even there isn't any "Gouda Cheese" produced anymore in Gouda doen't mean Gouda is not proud of the name "Cheese city of the world".
Facts about "Gouda Cheese"
Gouda cheese is originally Dutch hard cheese. It is one of the best known and most consumed cheeses.
Characteristic
A Gouda cheese is in the form of a wheel, weighs between 1 and 16 kg and has a fat content of at least 48% (usually around 51%). This fat content is the amount of fat on the basis of the total dry matter (excluding water / moisture). The actual fat content amounts to 32% fat, on the basis of the weight (including water / moisture). Especially cheese contains calcium, but also vitamins A, B and D. When compared to other cheeses Gouda cheese contains little vitamin B12, but once again more vitamin K2.
The species gets its name Gouda cheese to the fact that he has been traded for centuries in Gouda.
The cheese market in Gouda is now only held as a tourist attraction once a week during the summer. Gouda cheese is also made abroad under this name because generic form and are not protected. The geographical indication 'Gouda Holland' is since October 2010 according to a European Commission decision a protected indication. Cheese with this information may only Netherlands and origin and must be made of Dutch cow. Gouda cheeses are mass produced in cheese factories.
Gouda farmer's cheese is also in the year 2013, as was once customary, made on farms in the region, such as near Stolwijk Haastrecht and on farms in Krimpenerwaard. This cheese is also sold under the name Stolwijker.
Gouda is a statue of a cheese maid in a square. This farmer in bronze is clamped firmly in her clogs and holding a Gouda cheese from her apron. With this image of the sculptor Ineke van Dijk, bestowed honors in 1988 at the women who still play a role in the Dutch cheese history, because in the western Netherlands, the artisanal cheesemaking been maintained on some farms. That craft is mainly from mother to daughter.
Other V's Cheesy stuff and special for Barbara & Patty Stroopwafels.



Tags: Cheese Landscape and travel Canon eos 5D Reeuwijk Gouda Kuipjedebats stroopwafels

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ColleenA Plus
9 500 7 Australia
24 May 2016 8:43AM
Hmmm I think that dog sitting outside the shop likes cheese as well....that's like heaven for me...better than a chocolate shop...great shot and excellent information about Gouda
Richsr 14 91 223 England
24 May 2016 8:45AM
Certainly a lot of Gouda to sell, good info too.
Regards
Richard
PhilT2 Plus
11 561 32 England
24 May 2016 8:51AM
Great selection of images and nicely matched processing to suit the humour of the first three
barbarahirst 13 27 12 United Kingdom
24 May 2016 9:43AM
Love your processing
What software are you now using ?
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
24 May 2016 9:43AM
A wonderful set, Jos, love the dog looking hopeful outside the shop. My old golden retriever loved cheese, as does my parrot now.
24 May 2016 12:18PM
A wonderful set and very well processed.
nonur 12 18 13 Turkey
24 May 2016 1:54PM
Super info, delightful shot, Jos. I love cheeses. Love the yellow colour.
24 May 2016 2:07PM
Great set of images
24 May 2016 3:44PM
Wonderful Jos, a gorgeous photograph and the dog sat there is just lovely. Great to read the info about the cheese, one I love too.

PattySmileSmile
Irishkate Plus
11 45 121 United Kingdom
24 May 2016 3:47PM
Lots of interesting information about gouda and the waffles.
We'll pretend we didn't read the fat content!
Getting a real flavour of Holland from these images!
Kate Grin
sawsengee 15 6 40 Malaysia
24 May 2016 3:53PM
beautiful capture & series....the lead image for me please Smile
Mollycat Plus
8 21 2 United Kingdom
24 May 2016 4:46PM
That's an awful lot of cheese Jos. Mind you some waffles right now would be nice.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

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