The Amsterdam Cheese Guide
If you’re visiting Amsterdam and you’d like to get your mits on some of that fine Dutch cheese, then this blog page is for you. The centre of Amsterdam is full of tourist cheese shops that will sell you overpriced mediocre cheese. Honestly, it won’t be the end of the world if you buy your cheese there as ignorance is bliss. But equally, with some local insight (via this very page!) it’s also quite easy to find better (and cheaper) cheese, the sort that Amsterdammers themselves eat.
This blog will detail that and likely add some fun facts and stories related to cheese, and maybe some info on famous cheese-related places like Alkmaar, Edam, and Gouda. This is very much a work in progress…
What Is Gouda?
Gouda is one of those terms that is used quite a lot, but not properly understood.
The Edam Cheese Market
The Edam cheese market is a very touristy affair indeed. The town is actually very close to Amsterdam…
5 Great Amsterdam Cheese Shops
These five Amsterdam cheese shops are fantastic indeed.
The Amsterdam Cheese Map
This map highlights five great local cheese shops in Amsterdam. It won’t be the end of the world if you stumble into a tourist cheese shop. But at the same time, with this local info they’re also easy to avoid.
The Alkmaar Cheese Market
The Alkmaar Cheese Market is quite famous. However, you should know that it is a re-enactment of an old market. It’s quite hokey.
The Amsterdam Picnic Experience
The Amsterdam Cheese Picnic: A How-To Guide One of our cheese picnics Perhaps a picnic evokes old memories of cheap family outings. In Amsterdam, it’s