Abbaye du Mont des Cats cheese

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Abbaye du Mont des Cats cheese


This cheese has been produced by the monks of Abbaye du Mont des Cats in the Nord department since 1890, from the cows’ milk of local farms, in a small independent dairy. The production method is similar to that used for Port Salut.

Maturation takes a minimum of one month and during this period the cheese is washed in salted water and dyed with roucou, a reddish derivative from annatto seeds. The texture of the cheese is hard, uncooked, pressed and has small holes. It has a light and delicately salted flavour.

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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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