This is a list of
cheeses from . The history of Poland cheesemaking in Poland reaches 5500 B.C., when cheese similar to mozzarella was produced in Neolithic in Kujawy (north-central Poland). [1 ] [2 ]
Poland is 6th largest
cheese producer in the world and has the 18th highest cheese consumption.
Some Polish cheeses are protected by the
European Union law as regional products.
Polish cheeses [ edit ]
brand of cheese. [3 ]
sheep milk cheese made in Poland, Slovakia and Ukraine. Recipes differ slightly across the countries. [4 ]
Podhale region A Polish variety of the soft cheese
bryndza. It is prepared with sheep milk and has been registered in the European Union's Register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications on June 11, 2007 as a [5 ] Protected Designation of Origin (PDO).
Traditionally produced in
Sheep milk cheese
A brand of cheese,
it's a mature cheese similar to [6 ] Gruyere
A Polish brand of cheese.
In Poland, farmer cheese is similar in consistency to
cottage cheese. The cheese is formed into a loaf. [8 ] It's sometimes referred to as "pot cheese." [8 ] [9 ]
oscypek/ oštiepok, but made with milk from cattle.
Gryfice Dairy, province of
Szczecin [10 ] Production began in 1973.
A foodstuff made of
cottage cheese, carum and other ingredients, which are mixed, put aside for a few days to acquire the characteristic sharp flavor and tacky consistency, and then warmed and fried.
Kortowski [11 ]
Podlaskie Voivodeship in eastern Poland A hard yellow cheese made from cow's milk named after the town of
Similar in tast and appearance to Swiss Emmental.
Known in Poland as Brochocki cheese, which derives from the name of the farmer who began producing it.
Łowicki [12 ]
Made exclusively in the
Tatra Mountains region of Poland
Smoked sheep milk cheese, there is also a smaller form called redykołka, known as the 'younger sister' of oscypek.
Produced in the
Podhale region It is sometimes known as the "younger sister" of the
Oscypek cheese and the two are occsionally confused. The cheese is often made in the shape of animals, hearts, or decorative wreaths.
blue cheese similar to Danish blue cheeses. The name derives from Roquefort and suggests that it is Polish Roquefort.
Also known as
Quark (cheese). Pictured is Polish twaróg in the traditional wedge shape.
A yellow cheese made from cow's milk, it's semi-hard cheese that is a variety of
Tilsiter. [13 ]
Semi-hard, yellow cheese made from
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