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Kefalograviera, Kerrygold, and Red Gouda Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Introducing the Gourmet Grilled Cheese Experience: Maria Zoitas’ Kefalograviera, Kerrygold, and Red Gouda Grilled Cheese Sandwich!

Maria Zoitas, creator of “Maria’s Homemade” line of prepared food sold exclusively at Westside Market NYC, has prepared your favorite childhood sandwich in a variety of adult-like combinations – with cheeses from around the world.

Are you ready to take your grilled cheese game to the next level? Say hello to our extraordinary creation, the Kefalograviera, Kerrygold, and Red Gouda Grilled Cheese Sandwich. It’s a symphony of flavors that will redefine your perception of this classic comfort food.

Crafted with passion and expertise, this grilled cheese masterpiece combines the finest ingredients to deliver a taste sensation like no other.

Let’s dive into the tantalizing details:

Kefalograviera, with its distinct Greek heritage, adds a touch of elegance and complexity to the sandwich. This semi-hard cheese boasts a rich and nutty flavor profile that effortlessly melts into gooey perfection, creating a velvety texture that will leave you craving more.

Next, we introduce the crown jewel of Irish cheese—Kerrygold. Known for its unparalleled quality, Kerrygold lends the sandwich a creamy, buttery essence. Its smooth and indulgent nature adds a luxurious layer of decadence that will transport your taste buds to pure bliss.

To complete this culinary symphony, we incorporate Red Gouda, a Dutch cheese that brings a touch of sweetness and subtle tanginess. Its smooth and mellow character harmonizes with the other cheeses, adding depth and complexity to every bite.

But the magic doesn’t stop there. We carefully sandwich these exceptional cheeses between two slices of artisanal bread, lightly buttered and perfectly toasted to a golden-brown crispness. The contrast of the crispy exterior and the melty, oozing cheeses creates a sensory experience that is simply heavenly.

With each bite, you’ll be treated to a medley of flavors dancing on your palate—creamy, nutty, buttery, and a hint of delightful tang. It’s a gourmet journey that elevates the humble grilled cheese to a whole new level of culinary delight.

Indulge yourself and embark on a culinary adventure that will leave you yearning for more. Our Maria Zoitas Kefalograviera, Kerrygold, and Red Gouda Grilled Cheese Sandwich is the epitome of gourmet comfort, meticulously crafted to satisfy the most discerning palates.

Visit our deli or order now to experience the ultimate grilled cheese experience. Treat yourself to a moment of pure decadence and let the flavors of Maria Zoitas Kefalograviera, Kerrygold, and Red Gouda transport you to a world of unparalleled taste. Hurry, because this gourmet sensation awaits you!

What is Kefalograviera?

Kefalograviera is a type of Greek cheese that is made from a blend of sheep’s and goat’s milk. It is a semi-hard cheese with a firm and slightly crumbly texture. Kefalograviera is known for its rich, nutty flavor and distinct aroma.

The cheese is typically aged for several months, which allows its flavors to develop and intensify. It has a golden-yellow color and a smooth, natural rind. Kefalograviera is often used as a table cheese, enjoyed on its own or paired with fruits, bread, or cured meats. It can also be grated or melted, making it a versatile cheese for various culinary applications.

Kefalograviera is particularly popular in Greek cuisine, where it is used in traditional dishes like saganaki (fried cheese), pastries, and salads. Its robust flavor adds depth to recipes and makes it a favorite among cheese enthusiasts.

When selecting Kefalograviera, look for cheese that is firm but slightly yielding to the touch. Opt for well-aged varieties for a more pronounced flavor. Properly stored, Kefalograviera can last for several weeks in the refrigerator, allowing you to savor its unique taste over time.

Whether enjoyed on a cheese platter, melted into a sandwich, or incorporated into your favorite recipes, Kefalograviera is a cheese that offers a delightful taste of Greece and adds a touch of Mediterranean flair to your culinary adventures.

What is Red Gouda?

Red Gouda, also known as “Rode Gouda” in Dutch, is a variation of the popular Dutch cheese Gouda. It is named “red” due to the addition of annatto, a natural food coloring derived from the seeds of the achiote tree, which gives the cheese a distinct red or orange hue.

Red Gouda is made from cow’s milk and has a smooth and creamy texture. It is a semi-hard cheese that becomes firmer with age. The cheese is typically aged for a few months to develop its flavors and achieve a balance between a young and mature Gouda.

In terms of taste, Red Gouda has a mild and slightly nutty flavor with a subtle hint of sweetness. It is known for its versatility and can be enjoyed in various ways. It can be eaten on its own as a snack or incorporated into a wide range of dishes. Red Gouda is often sliced for sandwiches, grated for salads, melted in soups or sauces, or served on cheese platters.

The cheese pairs well with fruits, crackers, bread, and even wine, making it a popular choice for cheese boards and charcuterie spreads. It adds a touch of color and flavor to any culinary creation, offering a delightful combination of creamy texture and pleasant taste.

Red Gouda is widely available in many supermarkets and specialty cheese shops. When selecting Red Gouda, look for cheese that is firm but still yields slightly to pressure. Opt for cheeses with a vibrant red or orange color for the most authentic Red Gouda experience.

Whether you’re a cheese connoisseur or simply enjoy the flavors of Gouda, Red Gouda is sure to satisfy your taste buds and add a colorful touch to your cheese platters and recipes.

What is Kerrygold?

Kerrygold is a brand of Irish dairy products known primarily for its premium butter. The brand is owned and operated by Ornua, an Irish dairy cooperative. Kerrygold products are made with milk sourced from grass-fed cows that graze on lush Irish pastures, resulting in a rich and distinct flavor.

Kerrygold Butter is the brand’s flagship product and is highly regarded for its exceptional quality. It is made using traditional methods, churned in small batches to create a creamy and smooth texture. The butter has a rich golden color and a rich, creamy flavor often described as nutty and slightly sweet. It is available in salted and unsalted varieties, catering to different preferences and culinary applications.

In addition to butter, Kerrygold offers a range of other dairy products. These include cheeses, such as Dubliner cheese, which is a firm, aged cheese with a rich and sharp flavor. Kerrygold also produces various types of milk, cream, and spreads, all crafted with the same commitment to quality and taste.

Kerrygold products have gained a reputation for their superior flavor and high-quality ingredients. The brand’s emphasis on grass-fed dairy and traditional production methods has resonated with consumers seeking premium dairy products. Kerrygold has received numerous accolades and awards for its butter and cheeses, solidifying its position as a trusted and respected brand in the dairy industry.

Whether you’re spreading it on toast, using it in cooking and baking, or savoring their delicious cheeses, Kerrygold products are a testament to the rich agricultural heritage of Ireland. Their commitment to quality and the natural goodness of grass-fed dairy shines through in every bite.

Kefalograviera, Kerrygold, and Red Gouda Grilled Cheese Sandwich


Kefalograviera, Kerrygold, and Red Gouda Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe


  •   ¼ lb of Kefalograviera Cheese
  •   ¼ lb of Kerrygold Cheese
  •   ¼ lb of Red Gouda Cheese
  •   1 Loaf of Old Country Bread
  •   ½ Stick of Butter

How to Make Kefalograviera, Kerrygold, and Red Gouda Grilled Cheese Sandwich 

  • Place a slice of Kefalograviera, Kerrygold, and Red Gouda cheese on two slices of old country bread.
  • Spread with a bit of butter and place on a hot pan or panini press until the cheese melts.
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