Cheese by Origin

Europe

Western Europe

Northern Europe

Southern Europe

  • Spain: Manchego, Cabrales, Idiazábal, Tetilla
  • Portugal: São Jorge, Azeitão, Serpa
  • Greece: Feta, Kasseri, Manouri
  • Cyprus: Halloumi

Eastern Europe

  • Poland: Oscypek, Twaróg
  • Russia: Tvorog, Smoked Cheeses
  • Bulgaria: Sirene, Kashkaval
  • Romania: Telemea, Cașcaval

North America

  • United States: Monterey Jack, Colby, American artisan cheeses, Blue Cheese
  • Canada: Quebec Cheddar, Oka, Brie, Avonlea Clothbound Cheddar

Central and South America

  • Mexico: Queso Fresco, Cotija, Oaxaca
  • Argentina: Reggianito, Sardo
  • Brazil: Minas, Coalho, Catupiry
  • Chile: Chanco, Mantecoso

Asia

  • India: Paneer, Amul
  • Japan: Sakura cheese, Yama no Kasumi
  • Middle East: Labneh, Akkawi, Halloumi (also listed under Cyprus and Greece), Feta (Balkan influence)

Africa

  • Egypt: Domiati, Rumi
  • South Africa: Gouda, Cheddar, Boerenkaas
  • Morocco: Jben

Oceania

  • Australia: Cheddar, Brie, Blue Vein, Washed Rind Cheeses
  • New Zealand: Cheddar, Aorangi, Kapiti