cuisine The Very Best Cheese  

49k votes 6.6k voters 428k views 155 items Follow Embed

List Rules Any recognized type or variety of cheese is acceptable.

The most delicious cheeses on Earth, ranked by gourmets and casual fans. Whether enjoyed on its own or with crackers, shaved over pasta, melted between bread or squeezed out over steak sandwiches, cheese remains one of the essential, indispensable foods in world cuisine. (Even vegetarians and vegans have trouble leaving cheese behind entirely - the popularity of vegan and soy cheeses continues to grow.) Cheese also ranks among the oldest foods that people continue to enjoy today - its origins predate recorded history.

This list attempts to answer the question: "What is the Internet's favorite kind of cheese?" This is, of course, a different way of asking "What is the world's most popular cheese," for which the commonly provided answer is "Cheddar." (This may owe to a classic Monty Python sketch, however, in which John Cleese confidently asserted that Cheddar was "the single most popular cheese in the world." It is definitely the most popular cheese in its native United Kingdom.) Answers should reflect the one kind of cheese you absolutely can't live without, in addition to the cheeses that you eat most frequently.

Which kinds of cheese are your favorite? Creamy, sharp, soft, moldy, smelly? Vote up the best cheeses you've ever tasted and vote down the ones that make you gag. There are enough varieties of cheese to make any dairy-eater happy. Which are the best cheese ever? Check out the rankings below!

1
+ - 2,153 720
Mozzarella is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Cheese

The Most Comforting Comfort Food The Best Pudding Brands

2
+ - 1,486 530
Parmigiano-Reggiano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Cheese

3
+ - 1,762 398
Sharp cheddar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Cheese
Sharp cheddar

4
+ - 1,299 344
Gouda cheese is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Cheese

5
+ - 1,279 788
Brie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Cheese

6
+ - 913 481
Gruyère cheese is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Cheese

7
+ - 1,104 437
Swiss cheese is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Cheese

8
+ - 1,240 542
Feta is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Cheese

9
+ - 862 344
Monterey Jack is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Cheese

10
+ - 798 354
Muenster cheese is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Cheese

11
+ - 1,093 393
Provolone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Cheese

12
+ - 647 393
Camembert is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Cheese

13
+ - 802 551
Blue cheese is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Cheese

14
+ - 541 250
Pecorino Romano is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Cheese

15
+ - 514 265
Irish Cheddar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Cheese
Irish Cheddar

The Best Cheese for a Grilled Cheese Sandwich The Most Delicious Foods in the World

16
+ - 622 399
Gorgonzola is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Cheese

17
+ - 595 233
English Farmhouse Cheddar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Cheese
English Farmhouse Cheddar

18
+ - 320 40
Cheddar cheese is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Cheese

19
+ - 569 269
Havarti is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Cheese

20
+ - 421 278
Edam is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Cheese

21
+ - 637 295
Buffalo mozzarella is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Cheese

22
+ - 581 248
Ricotta is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Cheese

23
+ - 422 153
Colby-Jack is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Cheese

24
+ - 421 256
Manchego is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Cheese

25
+ - 402 291
Roquefort is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Cheese

26
+ - 523 186
Parmigiano is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Cheese
Parmigiano

27
+ - 504 161
Pepper jack cheese is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best Cheese

28
+ - 380 162
Goat cheese is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best Cheese

29
+ - 336 278
Stilton cheese is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best Cheese

These Disney Princess Were Absolutely Terrible Role Models 39 Ways to Repel a Potential Girlfriend

30
+ - 369 172
Colby cheese is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best Cheese

31
+ - 247 131
Emmentaler is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Very Best Cheese
Emmentaler http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmental_cheese

32
+ - 333 205
American Farmhouse Cheddar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Very Best Cheese
American Farmhouse Cheddar

33
+ - 228 70
Cream cheese is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Very Best Cheese

34
+ - 118 79
Comté cheese is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Very Best Cheese

35
+ - 270 187
Cottage cheese is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Very Best Cheese

36
+ - 186 187
Grana Padano is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Very Best Cheese

37
+ - 229 160
Rembrandt Gouda is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Very Best Cheese
Rembrandt Gouda

38
+ - 220 170
Halloumi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Very Best Cheese

39
+ - 186 201
Danish Blue is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Very Best Cheese

40
+ - 105 175
Saint Albray is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Very Best Cheese

41
+ - 175 83
Sharp Provolone is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Very Best Cheese
Sharp Provolone

42
+ - 76 84
Appenzeller cheese is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Very Best Cheese

43
+ - 124 173
Tomme de Savoie is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Very Best Cheese

69 Awesome McDonald's Dishes You Can't Buy in America The Best Netflix Original Documentary Series

44
+ - 104 170
Saint-Marcellin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Very Best Cheese

45
+ - 89 130
Pont-l'Évêque cheese is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Very Best Cheese

46
+ - 72 41
Mascarpone is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Very Best Cheese

47
+ - 55 43
Cantal cheese is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Very Best Cheese

48
+ - 50 32
Emmental français est-central is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Very Best Cheese

49
+ - 104 160
Mahón cheese is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Very Best Cheese

50
+ - 112 166
Époisses de Bourgogne is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Very Best Cheese