Bebé di Sorrento cheese

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Bebè di Sorrento cheese

Bebè di Sorrento

Bebè di Sorrento is a cows’ milk cheese produced in Peninsula Sorrentina (Napoli)). It takes its name from its shape, which is reminiscent of that of infants in swaddling clothes. It is a comparatively new cheese, probably invented for tourists who prefer a milder flavour than the traditional cheeses of the area. It only matures for a few days.

The light coloured cheese has a delicate taste and texture. Usually the diameter is about 5-6cm with a height of 10-12 cm and a weight of around 500 g. It is immersed twice in brine, the first time for 5-6 hours and then for a further 2-3 hours.

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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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