Ahumado de Aliva cheese

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Ahumado de Aliva cheese. Picture by courtesy of The Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX)
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Also called Queso de los Puertos de Aliva, and coming under the protection of DOP Quesucos de Liébana, this soft to semi-hard cheese is produced from a mixture of cows’ ewes’ and goats’ milk in the area of Aliva.

A smoked cheese, with a limited production, it is cylindrical in shape and has a golden yellow rind with greenish- brown spots. The rind also has squares or diamond patterns on its exterior which is caused by the mould in which it is made..

The interior of the cheese is slightly firm, but easy to cut and has a bone white colour. The wood traditionally used in the smoking process is the juniper, which is reminiscent of the time when it was produced in shepherds’ huts. The process takes between a day and a day and a half.

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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