Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Finlandia Cheese Review...

"Finlandia® has a variety of cheese ranging, from Swiss, Light Swiss, Havarti to Muenster and Gouda. Finlandia’s cheeses are all natural, hormone-free and naturally lactose-free, but the true point of difference is the taste. With over 100 years of master cheese making experience, Finlandia uses only the highest quality ingredients and carefully ages the cheese to deliver a distinctly delicious nutty and robust flavor.

For those watching their health and waistline, Finlandia recently introduced New Lacey Swiss Cheese, a truly delicious Swiss cheese but without the fat and sodium of traditional Swiss. The new debut boasts a light and airy texture and 24% less fat than regular Swiss Cheese. Aged for over 60 days, the flavor is so authentic; it’s hard to tell Finlandia Lacey Swiss is actually a low fat cheese. Finlandia cheeses can be found in the Deli section of supermarkets and at deli counters.

Try this super sandwich recipes from Chef Ariane Duarte:

Turkey and Finlandia Lacey Swiss Avocado BLT
Created by Chef Ariane Duarte
Serves 2

4 Slices 7 Grain Bread
4 oz sliced roasted turkey breast
6 Slices Finlandia Lacey Swiss
4 pieces turkey bacon (cooked according to package)
1 tomato, sliced
½ Avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced
Green Leaf lettuce, such as Romaine
Light Mayonnaise

Spread mayo on all slices of grain bread. On two of the slices, place lettuce, tomato, bacon, avocado, turkey and top with Finlandia Lacey Swiss. Top with remaining 2 slices. Cut in half.
Serve with your favorite chips and pickles. Enjoy!

What we thought:  We love Finlandia cheeses!  The Lacey Swiss is amazingly light and adds fantastic flavor to any sandwich.  We have also tried the Gouda and Muenster varieties which are great for melting over a hot sandwich or burger.  Finlandia is definitely a favorite in our house and with the extensive selection of recipes on the Finlandia website, you are sure to find something fantastic that your whole family will love:)  ABCD Diaries gives Finlandia cheese an A+!

Disclosure: ABCD Diaries was given samples for review purposes only. We were in no other way compensated. The opinions expressed in this post are ours and ours alone.

1 comment:

  1. It tastes like processed cheese to me. Why not buy real cheese?


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