Celebrate Spring with Fab-Favorite Recipes from Gayo Azul

As the nation blooms into spring, Gayo Azul® is celebrating the longer, warmer days with delicious springtime recipes for every palate. Gayo Azul® cheeses are known for their authenticity, flavor, and premium quality, offering a variety of cheeses, from the milk and creamy red wax Gouda, to the unique and versatile queso blanco. Gayo Azul® is your go-to cheese for your table, your sandwich, or baked dish this spring and beyond.


The Gayo Azul® brand has a rich heritage and a strong Dutch influence that has been a traditional staple for Caribbean Hispanics for decades, tracing its roots back to the Caribbean in the 1950s and earlier. The brand offers a range of traditional Dutch cheeses, as well as fresh white domestic cheeses. The Gayo Azul® assortment is sure to please any cheese lover with great varieties like Gouda, Queso Blanco, Edam, and Swiss that are offered in convenient sizes. Gayo Azul® can be found in your local grocer in the southeast. For a complete list, visit www.gayoazul.com


Debbie Seife, Marketing Director of FrieslandCampina Consumer Dairy, brand owner of Gayo Azul® says, “ Gayo Azul® cheeses will make a perfect addition to any at-home celebration. Known for authenticity, flavor, and premium quality, it’s no wonder why Gayo Azul® cheeses have been a staple in homes for over half a century.”


Some of the Gayo Azul® varieties include:


Gayo Azul® Dutch Gouda – this versatile mild and creamy cheese is excellent on a cheeseboard, in a casserole, as a topping, or used in sauces and soups. Also available in slices, it is delicious on a cold sandwich or melts beautifully in a hot one.


Gayo Azul® Queso Blanco – a fresh mild white cheese that holds its shape well, making it ideal for pan grilling.  It also has a nice crumbly texture and is great for topping salads, soups, and tacos.


Gayo Azul® Dutch Edam – this cheese is a bit firmer than Gouda, yet has a rich flavor and smooth, creamy texture.  Easy to cut on cheese boards, shred in baking dishes, and cube in salads and vegetable dishes.


Gayo Azul® Sliced Swiss – a rindless, European Swiss with perfect eyes and a sweet, nutty taste that works on both cold and grilled sandwiches.


Go to www.gayoazul.com for holiday recipes, information, and Gayo Azul®’s history! Follow us on Facebook @GayoAzulCheese and Instagram @Gayo_Azul_Cheese for more great ideas.


Try these easy and delicious Gayo Azul ideas for Spring!


Breakfast? Lunch? Dinner? Gayo Azul Stuffed Sweet Potatoes are perfect for any meal or celebration.




  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 15 oz can of black beans
  • 1 bag of frozen roasted corn
  • ½ cup diced yellow onion
  • Gayo Azul Queso Blanco Crumbles
  • 3 green onions
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • ½ cup pickled red onion (optional)
  • 1 jalapeno (sliced)
  • Sour cream (optional)
  • Cilantro
  • Salt and pepper


Cut sweet potatoes in half. Season with salt, pepper, and olive oil. Bake sweet potatoes at 400 degrees for approximately 40 minutes, or until tender. Sautee black beans, corn, and yellow onion with taco seasoning and a bit of olive oil until heated through. Top sweet potatoes with black bean mixture. Garnish with pickled red onion (optional), jalapeno, sour cream, cilantro, and Queso Blanco crumbles.


Need some help figuring out what you are going to make for Easter or Mother’s Day? Gayo Azul Baked Avocado & Eggs make a perfect spring breakfast!




  • 2 Avocados
  • 4 Eggs
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste
  • Pico
  • Queso Blanco Crumbles

Heat the oven to 425. Slice the avocados in half, lengthwise, and twist to separate. Remove the pit and scoop out 1-1.5 tablespoons of avocado, creating a larger cavity. Place the avocado halves in a baking dish to keep them upright, and gently crack one egg on top of each half. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and add toppings.


For more recipe information, go to www.gayoazul.com



Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.

Gayo Azul is a brand of Royal FrieslandCampina. Royal FrieslandCampina daily provides millions of consumers spread all over the world with dairy products containing valuable nutrients from milk. The products of FrieslandCampina find their ways to over a hundred countries. The company has its Central Office in Amersfoort, the Netherlands. The activities of FrieslandCampina have been divided into four global market-oriented business groups, being Consumer Dairy, Specialized Nutrition, Dairy Essentials and Ingredients. The company is fully owned by Zuivelcoöpate FrieslandCampina U.A., which has 17,413 member dairy farmers in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium and is one of the largest dairy cooperatives in the world. For additional information, please visit our website: www.frieslandcampina.com.