Roomano is similar to an aged Gouda, but is technically from the cheese family 'Proosdy'. These have lower butterfat than the required 48% for Gouda (this one has 45%) and their edges are noticeably sharper. This cheese defines the term 'flavor-dense.' Made of pasteurized cow's milk and aged up to 4 years, Roomano has an intense flavor of sweet-salty butterscotch. The granite paste is peppered with white flecks - calcium lactate crystals that form during extended aging - lending an assertive crunch. You'll need a heavy knife (and perhaps some protective goggles) to breach this rewarding fortress of cheese, and a nice brown ale to wash it down.

4.6

14 ratings

Thien An Trinh

6 months ago

So yum, got some roomano pradera in Princeton cheese shop, so good

Alicia Ruth

7 months ago

Strong caramel flavor. Hard with crystal like texture. One of my favorite cheese.

Hayley

10 months ago

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