Cheddar is a popular cheese that has a smooth, firm texture and a rich, nutty flavor. As Cheddar ages, the texture becomes more granular and the flavor is sharper. Traditionally a light straw color, Cheddar can be colored orange with annatto.
Examples of Cheddar
Cheddar varieties include Mild, Medium, Sharp and Extra sharp and come from many different countries such as England, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, Of course many great cheddars come from the United States and are produced in many states including but not limited to Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Oregon, Vermont and New York.