Alhama de Granada cheese

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Alhama de Granada cheese. Picture by courtesy of The Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX)

Alhama de Granada is a semi-hard, pressed cheese made with either pasteurised or unpasteurised goats’ milk. It is named after its area of production in the province of Granada.

The cheese, which weighs from 1 and 2 kg, is cylindrical, with a natural, oil-soaked, brownish rind. The interior is a dull white colour and has a few small holes.

It has a very goaty aroma and after the cheese has melted in your mouth, you are left with a tangy aftertaste.

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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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