The Cheese Shop

Cleveland's Fromage Destination

Located in the Historic West Side Market in Cleveland, Ohio, The Cheese Shop offers an impressive imported & domestic cheese selection.  We maintain our unique niche by offering more than 175 traditional & rare cheeses from all over the world as well as a diverse line of specialty items.

We take pride in excellent customer service & exceptional quality –we encourage you to sample cheeses before purchasing to guarantee satisfaction.  We cut your cheese to order ensuring freshness & allowing you to determine the size to fit your needs.

Filtering by Tag: gruyere


4 1/2 oz each:  The Cheese Shop Emmenthal, Gruyere, Raclette, grated
1 Tbsp cornstarch
1 garlic clove, cut in half
1 1/2 cups white wine or hard cider
freshly grated nutmeg, to taste
salt and pepper, to taste

1. Toss cheese with cornstarch.
2. Rub the inside of the pot with the garlic.
3. Pour in the wine/hard cider and heat until it just begins to bubble.
4. Slowly add in cheese, a small handful at a time, stirring in a figure eight motion. Wait until cheese is fully melted before adding next handful.
5. Add nutmeg, salt and pepper. Serve with bread or fruit.



1 C      Dry white wine       
½ Lb  Shredded Guggisberg Swiss cheese
½ Lb  Shredded Gruyere cheese
2 T     All-purpose flour 
¼ t    Salt
¼ t    Ground nutmeg
1         Loaf French bread, cut into 1" cubes

Simmer wine in fondue pot. Add Swiss cheese, Gruyere cheese, 1/4 pound at a time. Stir after each addition of cheese until melted. Stir in flour. When all the cheese has melted, stir in salt and nutmeg. Serve with cut-up French bread.

How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?
— Charles de Gaulle

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