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Blue Cabrales cheese

Cabrales cheese is a DOP blue cheese, made in Asturias region of Spain, from cows' milk and/or goat’s milk and/or ewe’s milk.

With hardly any rind, the cheese has a soft and slightly greasy texture. When it is mature it becomes creamy, with a strong smell. The greater the amount of cows' milk that has been used, the more yellow it will be.

There is a legend in towns that the cheeses which have maggots inside them have a better flavour. It is also not true that the cheese is matured by coating in manure.

Since 1981 the cheese-makers have had to conform to procedures using only milk and apply indigenous craft techniques to the cheese-making process.

Cabrales has an annual celebration on the last Sunday of August.

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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 Cabrales 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 Cabrales.

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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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