Swiss cheese


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Swiss cheese

n.
A firm, pale yellow, cow's milk cheese with large holes and a nutty flavor.
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Swiss cheese

n
(Cookery) a hard white or pale yellow cheese with holes, such as Gruyère or Emmenthal
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Swiss′ cheese′


n.
a firm, pale yellow cheese typically made from cow's milk and having many holes.
[1815–25]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Swiss cheese - hard pale yellow cheese with many holes from SwitzerlandSwiss cheese - hard pale yellow cheese with many holes from Switzerland
cheese - a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
Emmental, Emmentaler, Emmenthal, Emmenthaler - Swiss cheese with large holes
Gruyere - Swiss cheese with small holes
sapsago - a hard green Swiss cheese made with skim-milk curd and flavored with clover
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But let us suppose that cavities exist in this otherwise universal medium, as caverns exist in the earth, or cells in a Swiss cheese. In such a cavity there would be absolutely nothing.
On earth I was a manufacturer of Imported Holes for American Swiss Cheese, and I will acknowledge that I supplied a superior article, which was in great demand.
A hunk of Swiss cheese accurately thrown by her husband struck Mrs.
She spread an amazing array of ham and chicken sandwiches, crab salad, hard-boiled eggs, pickled pigs' feet, ripe olives and dill pickles, Swiss cheese, salted almonds, oranges and bananas, and several pint bottles of beer.
Five members of the Palatine High School Class of '73 participated in the 240 mile Swiss Cheese and Spotted Cow bike ride through central Wisconsin recently.
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Ultimate leftover Sandwiches INGREDIENTS SERVES 2 4 thick slices of bread 4 slices of leftover roast meat, beef, pork, lamb 4 slices of Swiss cheese 8 Opies Cocktail Gherkins, sliced in half 2 squeezes of American mustard 2tbsp mayonnaise Thinly-sliced red onions Handful of fresh spinach 50g butter, softened 1tsp olive oil DIRECTIONS To build the sandwich, take two slices of the bread.
The Swiss cheese material is a kind of polystyrene plastic; its intricate shape is carved by a CNC milling machine.
For the filling: 600g courgette, 400g aubergine,1tbsp fresh lemon juice, 1tbsp melted ghee, sea salt and black pepper, 240g mascarpone cheese, 125g basil pesto, 120g grated Swiss cheese, 30g grated parmesan, 2 eggs, 1tbsp olive oil.
A huge truck would pull up and I'd unload trolleys of ferns, rubber plants, Swiss cheese plants, yuccas and orchids - all the species that are seeing a resurgence in this millennium.
SHAKE Shack has introduced the Mushroom Swiss Burger, a 100 percent all-natural Angus beef burger topped with Swiss cheese, caramelised onions, portobello mushrooms and herb cheese spread in Qatar and all over the Middle East for a limited time.
Shake Shack's Mushroom Swiss Burger, a 100 percent all-natural Angus beef burger topped with Swiss cheese, caramelized onions, portobello mushrooms, and herb cheese spread, is now available across all Saudi Shacks for a limited time.

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