Alderwood cheese

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Alderwood cheese. Photograph courtesy of The Cheese Shed

Alderwood cheese was produced in Dorset by 'Cranborne Chase Cheese.

It has a semi-hard washed rind which is orangey-brown in colour but the actual cheese itself is a light yellow.

Alderwood is made from unpasteurised cows' milk and has a sweet taste when it has been matured for 6 weeks, but the taste becomes stronger, creamier and fruitier the longer it is left to mature.

Vegetarian rennet goes into the making of this cheese.

THIS CHEESE IS NO LONGER PRODUCED DUE TO THE CLOSURE OF CRANBORNE CHASE CHEESE


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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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