Guide to German Food & Drink

Discover the Delicious World of German Cheese and Dairy Products

There are many delicious German cheese and dairy products you have to try. From soft, creamy brie to sharp and pungent gouda, there’s something for everyone. And don’t forget about dairy products! 

Read on and discover more about German cheese and dairy products. 

Popular German Cheeses

Some of the most popular German cheeses include:

  • Emmental: a nutty and flavorful cheese that’s perfect for sandwiches.
  • Gouda: a firm, semi-hard cheese with a rich flavor.
  • Roquefort: a blue cheese that’s sharp and salty with a bit of a kick.
  • Brie: soft, creamy cheese with a delicate flavor.

German dairy products are just as varied and delicious as cheese! Some of my favorites include:

  • Quark: a soft, creamy cheese that’s perfect for spreads or desserts.
  • Yogurt: there are endless variations of yogurt, each with its own unique flavor.
  • Butter

Recipes With German Cheese

Here are a few of our favorite German Cheese Recipes:

  • Grilled Cheese
  • Mac and Cheese: Add some Emmentaler or Jägermeister cheese to your next batch of mac and cheese for an extra special treat.
  • Cheese Soup: Add some Gruyère or Gouda to your next soup for a cheesy, satisfying meal.
  • Pizza: Try Emmentaler, Gouda, or Swiss for a delicious and unique flavor combination.


Get out there and start trying German cheese and dairy products! See what you like and don’t like, and find new ways to enjoy these delicious foods.