Broccio Passu cheese

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Broccio Passu cheese

Broccio Passu is an unpasteurised, fresh, AOC, ewes' milk cheese from Corsica where it has been produced since 1988. It comes in the form of a ball of curd that has been flattened and presented in a returnable wicker basket, known as "un canestre", which varies in size. It is usually consumed within 48 hours, but if drained and salted it can be matured like other cheeses (usually at least 2 weeks). It is an unusual cheese in that it is made from the whey that is recuperated after cheese making. One needs 11 litres of milk to obtain the whey to produce 1 kilo of cheese.

It has a strong and slightly spicy.flavour, with a very soft, creamy and fine texture that will be a delight for all palates. It generally weighs about 300g and is produced in the spring and summer.

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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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