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List of Cheese (Europe)

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List of Cheeses by places of origin: Europe


  • Austria
  • Bergkäse
  • Brimsen (Austrian term for Bryndza)
  • Lüneberg cheese
  • Tyrolean grey cheese

  • Belgium
  • Affligem
  • Bruges Gold
  • Brussels cheese
  • Chimay
  • Damme
  • Damme brie
  • Herve cheese
  • Limburger cheese
  • Mandjeskaas
  • Maredsous
  • Passendale
  • Remedou
  • Rodoric

  • Bulgaria
  • Kashkaval
  • Sirene

  • Cyprus
  • Anari
  • Halloumi (Hellim)
  • Kefalotyri

  • Czech Republic
  • Abertam cheese
  • Olomoucké syrečky

  • Croatia
  • Paški sir (Pag Island cheese)

  • Denmark
  • Danbo
  • Danish Blue cheese
  • Danish tilsit / Tilsit Havarti
  • Esrom / Danish Port-Salut
  • Havarti cheese / Cream Havarti
  • Saga cheese

  • Finland
  • Aura
  • Lappi cheese
  • Leipäjuusto ("bread-like cheese", i.e. oven-baked cheese)
  • Oltermanni
  • Raejuusto (Finnish cottage cheese)

  • Germany
  • Bavaria blu
  • Cambozola, a combination of French Camembert and Italian Gorgonzola
  • Harzer cheese
  • Handkäse
  • Hirtenkase
  • Limburger cheese
  • Romadur
  • Milbenkäse
  • Rauchkäse
  • Tilsit cheese
  • Weisslacker

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  • Greece
  • Anevato, PDO - Kozani area
  • Anthotyro Xero
  • Anthotyro Fresco
  • Batzios, PDO - Thessaly area
  • Feta, PDO - (Macedonia/Thrace/Thessaly, Peloponnese/etc.)
  • Formaela, (Parnassos Mt area)
  • Galotyri, PDO - Thessaly
  • Graviera, PDO - Agrafa Mt area and Crete island
  • Kalathaki, PDO - Lemnos island
  • Kaseri, PDO - (Macedonia/Thrace/Thessaly/etc.)
  • Katiki, PDO - Domokos)
  • Kefalotyri
  • Kefalograviera, PDO - (Sterea Ellada: Amfilochia/etc.)
  • Kopanisti, PDO - Myconos island
  • Ladotyri, PDO - Mytilini island)
  • Manouri, PDO - Thessaly area
  • Metsovone, PDO - (Metsovo, Epirus)
  • Myzithra - (Crete, etc)
  • Pihtogalo, PDO - Chania of Crete area)
  • San Mihali, PDO - Syros island
  • Sfela, PDO - south Peloponnesos area
  • Telemes
  • Xynomizithra, PDO - (Crete, Island of Myconos)
  • Xynotyro - (Island of Myconos)

  • Hungary
  • Liptauer
  • Trappista cheese

  • Iceland
  • Höfðingi

  • Ireland
  • Ardrahan cheese
  • Cashel Blue cheese
  • Coolea cheese
  • Corleggy cheese
  • Dubliner cheese
  • Durrus Cheese
  • Gubbeen cheese
  • Thón Mór cheese
  • Imokilly Regato, currently the only Irish cheese with PDO status


  • Macedonia
  • Sirenje
  • Kashkaval
  • Urda

  • Malta and Gozo
  • Gbejna (Ġbejna)

  • Montenegro
  • Pljevaljski sir (Pljevlja cheese)
  • Njeguški sir (Njeguši cheese)

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  • Netherlands
  • Edam
  • Gouda
  • Leerdammer
  • Limburger cheese
  • Leyden cheese
  • Maasdam
  • Parrano
  • Roomano
  • Old Amsterdam


  • Norway
  • Brunost
  • Gamalost
  • Geitost
  • Gudbrandsdalsost
  • Jarlsberg
  • Nøkkelost
  • Norvegia
  • Pultost
  • Snøfrisk



  • Poland
  • Bryndza
  • Bundz
  • Bursztyn
  • Gołka
  • Koryciński
  • Oscypek
  • Redykołka
  • Rokpol
  • Twaróg
  • Tylżycki

  • Portugal
  • Cabra Transmontano
  • Castelo Branco
  • Requeijão
  • Saloio
  • Santarém
  • São Jorge
  • Serra da Estrela
  • Terrincho
  • Tomar


  • Romania
  • Brânză (also a generic name for cheese)
  • Brânză topită
  • Caş
  • Caşcaval
  • Telemea‎
  • Urdă
  • Brânză de burduf


  • Russia
  • Tvorok (творог), a curd cheese similar to cottage cheese / Ricotta


  • Serbia
  • Kačkavalj
  • Sremski


  • Slovakia
  • Bryndza
  • Liptauer
  • Oštiepok
  • Parenica
  • Tvaroh


  • Spain
  • Afuega'l pitu (Asturias)
  • Cabrales cheese (Asturias)
  • Garrotxa cheese
  • Idiazabal cheese (Basque)
  • Mahón cheese
  • Majorero cheese
  • Manchego cheese (La Mancha, Castile-La Mancha)
  • Mató cheese (Catalonia)
  • La Serena cheese (Extremadura)
  • Tetilla cheese (Galicia)
  • Torta del Casar (Extremadura)
  • Valdeon
  • Zamorano cheese


  • Sweden
  • Blå Gotland (Gotland Blue)
  • Grevé
  • Herrgårdsost
  • Hushållsost
  • Prästost
  • Svecia
  • Västerbottensost



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