Frisian Nagelcheese


Frisian Nagelcheese is a unique herbal cheese originally from the Northern Province of Netherlands. The cheese is prepared from skimmed milk, and then cloves and cumin are added. Over the years the Frisian Nagelkaas has grown into a delicious regional product that achieved national and international prominence. Rightly so, because the cheese is very tasty.


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Frisian Nagelcheese

Clove cheese is a unique Dutch specialty, though rarely available outside of Holland. The Friesian people of northeastern Holland developed this cheese using cloves and cumin as flavorful additions. Since cloves correspond to nails, the cheese is locally known as “Nail cheese” or in Dutch, “Nagelkaas.” Nagelkaas has a pronounced spicy taste, thus a little bit goes a long way. Made from skim milk, giving it a firm texture. But that is not to say it is low in flavor – to the contrary, it is very flavorful thanks to the added spices!

The skimmed milk, clove and cummin seed give the cheese a unique character which can be used for many occasions. Try combining with a full-bodied red wine or a spicy or beer.


The cheese is freshly cut with a knife and vacuum packed, so we can always assure the quality. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact our customer service.

Nutritional value per 100 grams

Energy 1426kJ / 340kcal, Fats 25.7gr – Saturated 17.5gr – Single unsaturated 7.5gr – Polyunsaturated 0.7gr – Trans fatty acids 0.6gr, Cholesterol 82.3mg, Carbohydrates 0.0gr – Sugars 0.0gr, Dietary fiber 0, 0gr, Proteins 27.1gr, Salt 2.69gr, Sodium 1.08gr, Calcium 0.0gr, Organic acids 0.0gr.

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