THE Stories of
Le Gruyère AOP

Share your story about
Le Gruyère AOP for a chance to win!

The winner gets a set of Riedel Wineglasses (12 pcs)

Tell us how you first learned about Le Gruyère AOP, what your favourite recipe that includes this cheese is, or where you usually buy it. You have a chance to win Riedel wineglasses worth up to €500.

You can participate via the online form and also post your story on Instagram with hashtag #gruyerestories your post will be shown on this page, and we will also share the best stories on our official account @weloveswisscheese_nordics

Journey to cheeseland | Systrarna Eisenman

Making of
Le Gruyère AOP

Sweden’s Food Bloggers of the Year 2019 learn about how Le Gruyère AOP is made in the Mézières dairy. They also meet cheese master Nicolas and the producers who deliver fresh milk to their local cheese dairy every morning and afternoon.

Visit to the Mézières creamery

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Picnic in the Gruyères village

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Visit to the producer of Le Gruyère AOP Alpage in the mountains

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How Malakoffs are made

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What impressed us the most?

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THE STORIES OF LE GRUYÈRE IN PICTURES

The unique town of Gruyères and it’s immediate surroundings in the canton of Fribourg is the beautiful home of Le Gruyère AOP cheese.

THE STORIES OF LE GRUYÈRE IN PICTURES

The unique town of Gruyères and it’s immediate surroundings in the canton of Fribourg is the beautiful home of Le Gruyère AOP cheese.

THE STORIES OF LE GRUYÈRE IN PICTURES

The unique town of Gruyères and it’s immediate surroundings in the canton of Fribourg is the beautiful home of Le Gruyère AOP cheese.

THE STORIES OF LE GRUYÈRE IN PICTURES

The unique town of Gruyères and it’s immediate surroundings in the canton of Fribourg is the beautiful home of Le Gruyère AOP cheese.

Behind the scenes with Petter

Food photography
on the road

Stockholm-based food influencer, photographer, and journalist Petter Bäcklund visited Sweden to photograph the production of Le Gruyère AOP, the producers, and foods. See Petter’s stories on food photography in Switzerland.

The cheese journey starts from Bern

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Anatomy of a good food photo

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Photography equipment on the road

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Mountains and cellar maturation

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RECIPE TIPS | LE GRUYÈRE AOP

Risotto with forest mushrooms and cheese

The classic risotto gets new depth and flavour from Le Gruyère AOP in Petter Bäcklund’s recipe.
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Smoky Le Gruyère AOP potato salad

Pizza with Gruyère topping

STORIES | LE GRUYÈRE AOP

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