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Havarti Cheese vs Stilton Cheese

Havarti Cheese

Havarti is a Danish cheese known for its creamy texture and mild, slightly tangy flavor. It is typically made from cow's milk and is a table cheese that can be sliced, grilled, or melted. Havarti may also be flavored with spices, herbs, or other additives to enhance its taste.

Stilton Cheese

Stilton is one of the best-known British blue cheeses, traditionally made in two varieties: blue and white. Blue Stilton is creamy and crumbly with a distinctively sharp, rich flavor produced by the blue veins. White Stilton, less common, is the milder of the two and does not have the blue veining.

Comparing the Two Cheeses

Certification

Many cheeses have some kind of protected status that makes it so they can only be produced in a certain manner and location. Havarti Cheese has a PGI (2010). Stilton Cheese has a PDO (1996).

Milk Type and Treatment

Information on the milk type and treatment for Havarti Cheese is not available. Stilton Cheese is made with cow milk.

Composition and Texture

Havarti Cheese has a fat content of max 50% moisture, min 23% fat and a moisture content of 40–45% (typically). Havarti's texture can be described as "smooth".

Flavor and Aroma

Havarti Cheese has a mild, buttery flavor. Havarti's aroma can be described as "pungent aroma, earthy taste".

Appearance and Aging

Havarti Cheese's appearance is available in rectangular .

Rind and Rennet Type

Havarti Cheese's rind is described as washed rind .

Havarti Cheese Stilton Cheese
Country of Origin Denmark United Kingdom
Specific Origin No specific location Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire
Certification PGI (2010) PDO (1996)
Milk Type Cow’s milk
Fat Content Max 50% moisture, min 23% fat
Moisture Content 40–45% (Typically)
Rind Washed rind
Texture Smooth
Flavor Mild, buttery
Aroma Pungent aroma, earthy taste
Forms Rectangular
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