Brusco (Caciotta stagionata) cheese

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Brusco (Caciotta stagionata) cheese

Brusco (Caciotta stagionata) is a cows' milk cheese produced in Melo in the comune of Cutigliano in Tuscany. It has a salty flavour and a slightly sour aroma. The cheese is semi-hard and white in colour, with a wrinkled rind. It has a cylindrical shape and sizes range from 1.7 to 2 kg.

The milk is thermised at 68°C and rested for 40 minutes. Next, the curds are distributed into moulds by hand, allowed to drain and then they go through the salting process. Maturing takes place in a traditional, local, fresh, and airy place on wooden planks of poplar. The cheese is not washed before eating, but brushed.

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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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