Being a chef has always been one of my dream jobs. I remember first being led into wanting to be one when I was in high school. And my fascination for food and the art of cooking intensified and I decided to enroll in a culinary school. I can still remember that on my first day, I learned to cook a Gruyere Cheese recipe. And to my delight, I was also able to learn the many other cheeses you can use as an alternative to Gruyere.
There are many cheeses similar to Gruyere. French cheeses considered to be nearly identical to Gruyere include comte or beaufort cheese. There are two famous cheeses that tastes more like the Gruyere cheese and they are the Swiss cheese as well as Norway’s Jarlsberg cheese. Also, a Swiss cheese called emmentaler can also be used as a substitute for Gruyere.
Comte or Beaufort Cheese
When you are shopping for cheese and you drop by their dairy case of a gourmet store or grocery store and see cheeses marked Comte or…