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Nokkelost

Nokkelost
  • Made from cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Norway

  • Type: semi-hard

  • Fat content: 45%

  • Texture: creamy

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: pale yellow

  • Flavour: nutty, spicy, tangy

  • Vegetarian: no

  • Synonyms: kuminost

Similar to Dutch Leiden, Nokkelost is a semi-hard cow’s milk cheese with a creamy texture and thin natural rind.  Also, called kuminost, this pale-yellow cheese fully ripens in three months.

Flavoured with cumin, caraway seeds and cloves, it is a bit spicy, nutty and tangy in taste. The cheese with 45% of fats is suitable for non-vegetarians. It can be paired with Red Wine and Ripasso.