Emmental


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Em·men·tal

or Em·men·thal  (ĕm′ən-täl′) also Em·men·tal·er or Em·men·thal·er (-täl′ər)
n.
A firm, pale yellow cheese with large holes and a sweet, nutty flavor.

[German Emmentaler, after Emmental, valley of west-central Switzerland where it was first produced.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Emmental - Swiss cheese with large holes
Swiss cheese - hard pale yellow cheese with many holes from Switzerland
References in periodicals archive ?
Mature cheddar and Stilton were out, Emmental and Brie in.
Combining mature tangy Cheddar and Emmental with a layer of Dijon mustard, the tasty Bakehouse savoury is twisted three times by hand and topped with the 100% cheese mix to create a moist, melt in the mouth pastry that is the light alternative to traditional pastry savouries.
They are epic cheeses like Emmental, Gruyere, Appenzeller, Raclette, Tete de Moine, and Sbrinz.
The Regional Hospital Emmental AG asked to submit contract offers for the sick pay insurance, compulsory accident insurance under UVG and accident insurance.
Interesting new processing solutions will also be introduced at the plant, where the main products are Emmental, Edam and Turunmaa - a granular type of cheese - and demineralised whey powder.
Mahon is not known as a cooking cheese and indeed, is never used as such in its native land, although in its youngest version it melts rather well and could be substituted for an Emmental-type cheese -- the question would be why if one could use Emmental.
Emmental cheese types pasteurized cow~s milk, cooked pressed,
Tomorrow don't miss your vanilla and gingerbread cheesecake from Stuart Gillies and James Martin's spinach and emmental cheese double-baked souffle - delicious
These 27cm baguettes are available in Italian meatball, Smokin' Turkey and Roast beef, and Emmental flavours, and are ideal for retailers with a bake-off facility.