Gruyère (pronounced “grew-yeah”) is made from cow’s milk, and is a smooth-melting type of Swiss cheese, which is usually cured for over six months before sale.
In this article, we discuss if Gruyère Cheese belongs on Pizza. Spoiler: Hell yes it does!
Gruyère Cheese on Pizza
As a cheese, Gruyère Cheese is a fairly unusual pizza topping.
Gruyère Cheese This cheese just makes a great addition to just about any type of pizza you could imagine.
Did you know these Pizza facts?
This doesn’t have anything to do with Gruyère Cheese on pizza, however here are three random pizza facts for you to sound like an expert;
Pizza fact 1: In Scotland, deep-fried pizza is a common choice
Pizza fact 2: The first pizza is thought to have been invented in Naples in the early 1500s
Pizza fact 3: 3 billion pizzas are sold in the U.S. each year
Bonus Pizza Fact: We have lots of pizza articles on our website.
…which of these pizza facts did you already know?
Gruyère Cheese goes on Pizza with…
I’m a big believer in trying many combinations of pizza toppings, until you find the ones that suit you the best. However, to help you navigate the multitude of pizza styles and toppings, try these;
Gruyère Cheese and Apple
Basil and Gruyère Cheese
Gruyère Cheese and Olives
Don’t stop at those though, keep trying various combinations and amounts. I prefer 3-6 toppings; any more, and my pizza is too heavy and no topping stands out very well. That’s just my personal taste though.
Does Gruyère Cheese belong on Pizza?
Haven’t you being paying attention? Absolutely, it does!
And if you really won’t try Gruyère Cheese on pizza, there are many other cheeses to try on your pizzas as well.
Try Gruyère Cheese on your next pizza!
What works for me may not work for you. Finding your favourite toppings is a trial and error process, which for me, is still going, decades after making my first ever pizza.
Go on, next pizza you have, try some Gruyère Cheese on it. Even perhaps some Olives?
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