Definition of Danish blue in English:

Danish blue


  • A soft, salty, strong-flavored white cheese with blue veins.

    • ‘Deciding to go for a niche market and make a blue cheese, they tried to replicate the sort of cheeses that were then being imported into Ireland, such as Stilton or Danish blue.’
    • ‘The flavor of a Danish Blue has a natural grass, clover and wildflower combination with a nutty overtone that is also somewhat salty and smoky at times.’
    • ‘Pregnant women were told to avoid paté and soft-ripened cheeses (Brie, Camembert, Danish blue, Gorgonzola and Stilton).’
    • ‘The mould itself, which grows naturally in the cave and can be cultured on pieces of bread, is used elsewhere, e.g. in the production of Danish blue.’
    • ‘This well-regarded Danish blue cheese is soft, rich, and creamy.’