- Produced in the area of Garfagnana and the Apuan Alps in Tuscany. The name 'Accasciato' means 'collapsed'. The cheese collapses once it is unmoulded
- Semi-soft, uncooked, unpressed, with a soft rind
Strength and texture
- Moist texture
Shape, weight and size
- Disc shaped, weighing 1-1.5kg. Height 3-5cm, diameter 20cm
- At its best from January to late spring, but also produced in the summer
Slightly textured, soft, cream rind. Milky-white interior. Can be eaten fresh, or left to mature for 40-60 days.
Calories in different varieties and various types of cheeses
The number of calories in various types of cheese is very similar when you compare your cheese to a similar types of cheese.
For example, almost cheeses that are similar to Cheddar cheese have around 400 calories per 100g
If the Accasciato cheese is not listed below, select a similar type of cheese from the list below to get a rough idea for the number of calories in Accasciato cheese.
The calorie lists are sortable by clicking the up and down arrows in the heading columns
|Cheese type||Calories per 100g|
|Queso blanco cheese||310|
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