https://oldamsterdamcheesestore.com/ (reservation required!) In this store, you can not only buy different cheeses in a special vacuum gift box but try different Dutch cheeses in a tasting room. The idea of packing cheeses for long-term storage brought popularity to this place, and tastings and an excursion into the history of the most famous Dutch cheese, Gouda, became famous. It is named after the Dutch town, where it was produced and sold in the nineteenth century. Then the head of cheese was a massive weight of 12 kilograms. However, the name Gouda is not a trademark. There are known cheeses with this name, produced in other cities of the world. But the real Dutch Gouda has three different degrees of aging and, accordingly, hardness and must have a smooth and clean yellow crust. On the contrary, by the way, the famous Berlage Stock Exchange, named after the outstanding Dutch architect Hendrik Berlage.
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