Caprino della Val Vigezzo cheese

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Caprino della Val Vigezzo cheese

Region: Piemonte

Milk: Goat, mixed

Synonyms: Tomino di capra or formaggino

Definition: Soft cheese

Raw material: Raw goat milk or a mix of goat and cow milk, starters, rennet.

Area of production: This cheese is produced in the Vigezzo Valley, particularly in the communes of Domodossola and Varzo.

Technique of production: The goat or mixed milk is heated to 35°C, starters and the rennet, usually powered rennet are added. Coagulation takes around 45 minutes; then, the curd is broken up and the whey is drained. The curd is put in plastic shapes to drain for 24 hours, followed by a dry-salting. Cheeses are eaten fresh or slightly aged.

Trading of the product: Caprino della Val Vigezzo is a farmstead product, mainly consumed in the zone of production.

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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