Animaletti di Provola cheese

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Animaletti di Provola cheese

Animaletti di Provola is a mixed-breed cows’milk cheese produced in Marcellinara (Catanzaro).

The yellow, un-salted cheese is rather a novelty and is made to order for special occasions or to be sent abroad or within Italy for promotional purposes. It is shaped by hand into a small horse, weighing about 35 g or a larger horse, complete with knight and armour weighing 200-300 g.

The cheese is cooled in cold water, soaked in brine for a few hours, then allowed to dry. It is matured for 4-5 days, in a cool, ventilated area.

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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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