Açoreano cheese

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Açoreano cheese. Picture courtesy of PortugueseFood.co.uk

Açoreano is an artisan, semi-hard to hard cows’ milk cheese produced on the island of Flores in the Azores.

The cheese has a yellowish colour and has very small holes. The dark yellow rind is hard and smooth and sometimes has brownish-red spots or is coated in paraffin wax. The aroma is strong and clean and the flavour is slightly spicy.

Calories in different varieties and various types of cheeses

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For example, almost cheeses that are similar to Cheddar cheese have around 400 calories per 100g

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Cheese type Calories per 100g
American cheese 371
Blue cheese 353
Camembert cheese 299
Cheddar cheese 402
Cottage cheese 98
Edam cheese 357
Farmer's cheese 98
Feta cheese 264
Fontina cheese 389
Goat cheese 364
Gouda cheese 356
Gruyere cheese 413
Mozzarella cheese 280
Parmesan cheese 431
Pimento cheese 375
Provolone cheese 352
Queso blanco cheese 310
Ricotta cheese 174
Roquefort cheese 369
Swiss cheese 380

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