There are thousands of cheeses in the world and picking the right one can be tough. Want to branch out from boring swiss or plain cheddar? If your answer is yes, then look no further. All your cheesy desires are written in the stars, just check out your zodiac to find the underrated cheese for you.
Aries (March 21-April 20) – Manchego
Independent and go-getters, Aries tend to be ahead of the crowd. Your upbeat personality allows for others to seek out what you’re doing and follow you along the way. Manchego is a nutty cheese that has been a world favorite for years, this cheese inspired other cheeses and will never let you down. Manchego deserves an outstanding cheese and cracker combo that your friends will love.
Taurus (April 21-May 21) – Parmigiano Reggiano
Your need for decadence and luxury can be seen in the way you eat, Taurus. Although you are not flashy, you enjoy the finer things in life. Parmigiano-Reggiano is the cheese for you because it stands the test of time. Slow-aged and classic, this beauty ages anywhere from 18 to 24 months to become the ideal taste and texture. These parmesan facts will blow your mind. You hate being rushed and so does this cheese. It’s a match made in heaven.
Gemini (May 22-June 21) – Chèvre
You are complex and exciting, but the short attention span you have requires food bold enough to get you talking. Chèvre is a tangy goat cheese that has a burst of flavor, keeping you engaged just long enough. This cheese can be enjoyed in most meals or devoured straight-up on its own. If you’re hosting a dinner party or get together, you’ll knock it out of the park with this prosciutto and goat cheese crostini recipe.
Cancer (June 22-July 22) – Taleggio
We all know Cancer’s can come off as intimidating. You’re tough on the outside but secretly you have a big soft spot deep down. Taleggio is a delicious Italian cheese that can look unappealing at first with its rugged shell but the second you taste its creamy inside, you’ll be hooked. A cheese so fit for you, you can’t resist. Boston natives will appreciate these unique pizza parlors where you can devour Taleggio topped pizza from The Salty Pig.
Leo (July 23-August 22) – Fontina
Your expensive taste requires a lot of maintenance and attention. Best made when the cows are moved to a higher altitude and fed rich grass, Fontina cheese resembles you perfectly. The distinctive aroma will immediately draw you in and you’ll realize you were longing for a cheese fit for a King. Have your cheese and eat it too with this healthy Fontina frittata recipe that will keep your body, and wallet, satisfied.
Virgo (August 23-September 22) – Gruyere
You’re a perfectionist who enjoys a well-crafted meal. You can be a bit sensitive to your surroundings but you are not weak, Virgo. Gruyere is a creamy yet dense cheese that captures everything about you in one bite. It is the perfect mix of softness and toughness that you believe in, making it an ideal pairing for you.
#SpoonTip: Gruyere is the star of this French onion grilled cheese.
Libra (September 23-October 22) – Saint Andre
Libra’s have a chill, relaxing nature that makes them adaptable to any given cheese. You honestly like them all. You enjoy tasteful experiences and challenging your palette. A triple cream is made for you because of the various types you can explore and the flavor profile is effortless, just like you. Try this three-ingredient brie with Saint André triple cream and you will not be disappointed.
Scorpio (October 23-November 21) – Gorgonzola
The most intense of all Zodiac signs. You are fearless, determined and aren’t afraid to say what’s on your mind. You are very selective of your food endeavors and you need intense flavor. An equally intense cheese to match your character would be Gorgonzola. Its flavor profile is filled with notes of both spiciness and sweetness.
#SpoonTip: Gorgonzola and tomatoes are a heavenly combo.
Sagittarius (November 22-December 21) – Tomme
You live to explore all that our world has to offer. Your zodiac sign has an old soul that enjoys history and knowing where things come from, especially food. Tomme is a cheese that dates back to ancient times, possessing an old soul like you. It can be created from cow’s, goat’s or ewe’s milk allowing you to explore what you enjoy the most. If you’re part of the Millennial generation, you should understand why we’re obsessed with artisan cheese to fully appreciate Tomme’s decadence.
Capricorn (December 22-January 20) – Muenster
You are hardworking, Capricorn. Almost too hardworking if you ask me. You tend to be unimpressed by trends and prefer things that are sophisticated, making cheese the perfect snack for you. Muenster is a nutty cheese that ages well, so you can enjoy it for weeks at a time.
#SpoonTip: Try melting it on top of this baked mac n’ cheese for a flavor explosion.
Aquarius (January 21-February 19) – Mozzarella
You are independent and loyal. Once you try something and enjoy it, you tend to go back for more. However, your zodiac sign can be indecisive when it comes to food and make choices on your own terms. Fresh mozzarella will always be there for you and it’s an easy choice to make. It works perfectly on its own or can be tossed into a mouthwatering caprese salad.
Pisces (February 20-March 20) – Feta
You have a pure heart that is filled with compassion and you are easily liked by others. You love eating for the sole purpose of being surrounded by the people you love. Feta is a diverse cheese that can be mixed into any dish. It’s soft and light, just like you. There’s no wrong way to eat it…can you say Greek salad toast?