Cheeses of Switzerland
There are around 450 different varieties of Swiss cheese which include the well-known Gruyère, Emmental, Appenzeller cheese. The majority are Alp cheeses, produced by small families or an individual Alp farmer during the summer, and some Swiss cheeses are seasonal specialties. All of them have their own story of origin and tradition. Here portrayed are three.
Alp Steistooss cheese from 2,000 meters altitude
In June, Jessica and Raphael Rinnerthaler & their young son walk their cows up to Alp Steistooss (elev. 2,000 m) in Canton Berne.
Between snow melt and snow fall, they spend 100 summer days to produce incomparably fresh, all natural & delicious Swiss Alp cheese as is done on many other Alps throughout Switzerland. Their pictures tell volumes about their life on the Alp and of natural cheese making. For more info and to read their fun blog go to: http://www.alpgeschichten.ch/de/2018/alp-steistoos