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 (gro͞o-yâr′, grē-)
A nutty, pale yellow, firm cheese made from cow's milk.

[French, after Gruyère, a district of west-central Switzerland.]


(ˈɡruːjɛə; French ɡryjɛr) or

Gruyère cheese

(Cookery) (sometimes not capital) a hard flat whole-milk cheese, pale yellow in colour and with holes
[C19: after Gruyère, Switzerland where it originated]


(gruˈyɛər, grɪ-; Fr. grüˈyɛr)

a firm yellow cow's milk cheese, esp. of France and Switzerland, having small holes.
[1795–1805; after Gruyère district in Switzerland where the cheese is made]
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Noun1.Gruyere - Swiss cheese with small holes
Swiss cheese - hard pale yellow cheese with many holes from Switzerland
Le Gruyère
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She rummaged in the larder and brought forth a slice of Gruyere and some crackers.
Crawley had an assembly which was attended by the Duchess (Dowager) of Stilton, Duc de la Gruyere, Marchioness of Cheshire, Marchese Alessandro Strachino, Comte de Brie, Baron Schapzuger, Chevalier Tosti, Countess of Slingstone, and Lady F.
Paired here with savory sauteed mushrooms, hearty herbs and nutty Gruyere cheese, it makes a sumptuously satisfying side for roasted poultry or meat.
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Cheese-wise, I've used cheddar and Gruyere, which I think is a perfect partnership - you get the sharpness from the cheddar along with a beautiful nuttiness for the Gruyere.
INGREDIENTS (576 calories per servinG) 11 sheets of filo pastry 60g (2 oz) butter, melted BEEF LAYER INGREDIENTS 30g (1 oz) butter 1 kg (2 lb) lean minced beef 1 tbsp plain flour 1 x 400g can chopped tomatoes 2 tbsp tomato puree 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tsp caster sugar Salt and black pepper SPINACH AND CHEESE LAYER INGREDIENTS 625g (11/4 lb) spinach leaves, tough stalks removed, roughly chopped 90g (3 oz) mature Cheddar cheese, grated 90g (3 oz) Gruyere or Emmental cheese, grated 125g (4 oz) full-fat soft cheese 2 eggs, lightly beaten METHOD 1.
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Add mozzarella, Gruyere and sundried tomatoes to one slice.
REGINA'S HERB AND GRUYERE FRITTATA SERVES 6 / 30 MINUTES Regina Martinelli serves slices of this cheesy frittata on baby mache tossed with olive oil and sea salt, alongside wild boar bacon and buttered seeded sourdough toast.
Le Gruyere AOP is handmade in 170 small batches, from a recipe that has survived since 1115 A.
CHEESE (*) (1 0Z) Calories Total Fat (g) Apple Smoked Gruyere 90 7 Asiago 101 8 [check] Babybel, Original 95 8 [check] Babybel, Original, Light 68 4 [check] Brie 95 8 [check] Cabot Cheddar 50% Light 70 4.
What Neil said: "We had a tip-off that a pub in Bermondsey was serving what they call a Woolly Parmo - breaded chicken covered in gruyere cheese and topped off with chorizo.