Babia y Laciana cheese

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Babia y Laciana cheese. Picture by courtesy of The Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX)


Babia y Laciana is a fresh or matured artisan cheese, made from whole goats’ milk in the Babia Laciana valley (León). In particular, it is produced in the villages of Cabuelles, Cacabillos, San Félix de Arce, Genestrosa, La Mujúa, of Peñalba Sillero, Quintanilla de Babia, La Riera, Robles, San Felix Arce, Sosas def Laciana, Torrebarrio, El Villar de Santiago and Villaseca Laciana.

The cheese can be fresh or matured. The fresh version is white, with a buttery texture and an acid flavour and is eaten just a few days after production. When matured, it has a rough bluish-green mouldy rind and the taste is more acidic than when fresh.

Having a cylindrical shape, the cheese has a diameter of about 15 cm, is 5 or 6 cm tall and weighs approximately 500 g to 1 kg.

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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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