Cacio figurato cheese

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Cacio figurato cheese

Cacio figurato is an unpasteurised cows' milk cheese from Sicily. It is unusual in that the cheeses are shaped into animals such as horses, deer and chickens. It is a spun cheese produced in the area of Nebrodi and the province of Palermo. Lamb or goat rennet is used and the process followed is the same as the provolone cheese of the same area. After shaping, the cheeses are salted in brine. The pale to amber yellow rind is thin and the interior is white to yellow. It has a soft, compact texture and a sweet and delicate flavour. About 500g in weight, these cheeses are often given as gifts.

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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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