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The story behind Old Amsterdam
The history of Old Amsterdam cheese is one about passion, craftsmanship and enthusiasm. The origins of this characteristic cheese take us to the capital as it was at the end of the nineteenth century. A quest for the full flavor of olden Amsterdam would ultimately...
Blog of Old Amsterdam Cheese Store on spending 24 hours in Amsterdam.
24 hours in Amsterdam
24 hours in Amsterdam In Amsterdam, you enjoy yourself for days or even weeks. But what if you’ve only got to spend one day? Get everything out of these 24 hours with the tips of the Old Amsterdam Cheese Store. 7:00 AM It’s never too...
Old Amsterdam Cheese Store blog on must-sees in Amsterdam.
Must-sees in Amsterdam
Whether it’s your first, second or third time in Amsterdam, in this city you will never get bored. There is so much to see – and do. Take for example the beautiful canals, Museum Square and the Anne Frank House. You will know them for...
History of Amsterdam
13th Century Amsterdam owes its name to a dam that was constructed in the river Amstel (dam in the Amstel). In the 13th century, the Amstel ran through the Amstelland. To protect the land from the water, dykes were constructed along the Zuiderzee and the...
How is Gouda Cheese made?
Gouda cheese Gouda cheese is wheel-shaped and weighs 1 to 16 kg. Gouda cheese contains at least 48% fat (usually 51%) in dry matter. This means that Gouda cheese contains this percentage in fat without moisture. Fat content including moisture is 32% on the basis...