An elder statesman of cheese, Edam is named after the small town in Holland where it originated more than 800 years ago. Edam is often wrapped in the shape of a ball and is known for its distinctive red wax. Wisconsin cheesemakers produce Edam in smoked, caraway, aged, organic, and reduced-fat varieties.
Nutty, rich, and slightly sweet.
GOES WELL WITH
Crackers, apples, pears, melons, apricots, cherries, and nuts.
Beaujolais, Brown Ale, Champagne, Lager, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, and Stout.