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Can you substitute Gouda for Gruyere cheese?

Taste. Gouda has a slightly sweet, mild fruity flavor which becomes more robust the older the cheese is. Gruyere also tastes slightly fruity, however it has more of a nutty aftertaste and is a bit more salty as it is cured in brine for eight days. Aged Gruyere tastes less creamy and more nutty than young versions.

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Just so, what cheese is similar to Gruyere cheese?

A Gruyère Substitute Still, if you need a substitute for Gruyère cheese, you could try Emmental, Jarlsberg, Beaufort, comté or raclette, depending on the recipe. If you're looking to substitute a small amount of cheese, it may not matter quite as much.

Similarly, can I use cheddar instead of Gruyere? Cheddar is not a substitute. Comte', the French equivalent of Gruyere is an acceptable substitute, but if you don't have access to Gruyere, the same is probably true of Comte' too.

Likewise, what kind of cheese is similar to Gouda?

Gouda is a semi-soft cheese so you would want to substitute it with something like Edam, Jack or Muenster. Cheddar and Colby most likely would not work well because of their consistency; they are semi-firm cheeses.

Can I use mozzarella instead of Gruyere?

Gruyere - is a hard yellow cheese made from cow's milk. More common substitutes vary depending on the purpose; Most people use mozzarella for melting, Muenster and Swiss cheese when going for flavour, and sharp Cheddar or parmesan to add some sharpness to it.

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