Definition of Havarti in English:

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Pronunciation: /həˈvɑːti/


[mass noun]
A mild, semi-soft Danish cheese with small irregular holes.
Example sentences
  • 'Another area of growth we have seen is seasoned gourmet cheeses such as dill havarti and sun-dried tomato mozzarella,’ she adds.
  • We went home, and I made myself sandwich using a hot dog bun, a slice of havarti cheese and some sliced roast beef.
  • Creamy cones of havarti strike a balance with these salt-and-vinegar stars.


Named after the farm of the Danish cheesemaker Hanne Nielsen.

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