Caprino di Cavalese cheese

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The milk is heated to 31 °C then calf or lamb's rennet is added to begin curd production. The curd is cut into small pieces which are heated to 44 °C. The curd is then placed in a mold and dry-salted. The cheese is aged in an earth or stone-floored cellar. During the aging the cheese is turned once a week and is washed with a brine solution.

The cheese is ivory-white in colour. The rind is thin, reddish-yellow in colour.

Caprino di Cavalese cheese


  • Municipalities ("comuni" in Italian) of Cavalese and Fiavè Pinzolo.

Cheese group

  • Semi-hard

Milk type

Shape, weight and size

  • Cylindrical with a diameter of 15-25 cm and height of 8-10 cm. Weight 3-4 kg.


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

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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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