Cadolet di capra cheese

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Cadolet di capra cheese

Region: Lombardia

Milk: Goat

Definition: Cadolet di capra is an uncooked cheese

Raw material: Full-fat goats' milk

Characteristics: Usually square in shape, for faster production times, it may also be triangular. The square cheeses have 8-9 cm sides, a border of 3-5 cm. and an average weight of around 300 g. The cheese is soft and elastic.

Area of production: Cadolet di capra is produced in the Camonica Valley, in the province of Brescia.

Technique of production: It is produced using goat’s milk from two milking sessions: the first is kept in the fridge, the second is used as soon as it is drawn. Once the milk has been heated to 32°C for about 30 minutes, the milk enzymes and rennet are added. Processing takes as long as it needs for coagulation to occur, about 30 minutes; after which the curds are cut using a cross movement and it is left to rest for a few minutes then it is put into the forma. As soon as it is extracted from the forms it is turned for the first time. The second time it is turned after 6 hours and the third time after another 6 hours. Brine is used for salting, 2 hours for every kilo. Ageing lasts around 30 days.

Reference: Alpinet Gheep

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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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