Fromage is masculine in French.
Masculine (le fromage).
"fromage" is masculine. If you look before fromage it will either say "la" or "le". If it is la then it is feminine but if it's le, then it's masculine.
masculine: le fromage
It is feminine.
Douce is feminine. The masculine is 'doux'.
La salade is feminine
penguin is a masculine word and it is un manchot. there is no feminine form of that word because it is masculine.