Cóbreces cheese

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Cóbreces cheese

Cóbreces is a mild, semi-hard, pasteurised, cows' milk cheese which is produced in the Cistercian monastery of Cóbreces in Cantábria. It was created, thanks to the patronage of Bernaldo Antonio Quirós who, dying in 1908, bequeathed his ancestral home to the Trappist order with the desire to found a monastery to which was attached an agricultural school. The school started a dairy which produced a great quality cheese which was (and still is) matured in a cellar beneath the altar of the church.

The cheese has a somewhat elastic texture and is straw coloured. The flavour is very smooth and honest, with a touch of sweetness and is very buttery and melting on the palate. It has a lactic, buttery and tangy aroma. It comes in two shapes, cylindrical and log shaped.

Calories in different varieties and various types of cheeses

The number of calories in various types of cheese is very similar when you compare your cheese to a similar types of cheese.

For example, almost cheeses that are similar to Cheddar cheese have around 400 calories per 100g

If the Cóbreces cheese is not listed below, select a similar type of cheese from the list below to get a rough idea for the number of calories in Cóbreces cheese.

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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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