Caprino di Demonte cheese

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Caprino di Demonte cheese

Region: Piemonte

Milk: Goat

Raw material: Whole goats' milk, pepper, hot pepper, olive oil, liquid calf or kid rennet.

Characteristics: Flattened, cylindrical form with flat faces 8-10 cm in diameter and slightly convex sides of 1-2 cm. Weight varies but generally around 100g. The mature cheese has a thin, white rind. The cheese is white, soft and firm.

Production area: Valle Stura di Demonte (Stura di Demonte river valley), particularly Demonte (Cuneo).

Production technique: The raw milk is heated to 18-20°C, adding calf or lamb rennet. After coagulation, the curds are placed on tiles or hempen cloths, once shaped into round forms.

Maturing: The cheese can be eaten fresh or aged for 30-50 days. During this period, the cheese is sometimes steeped in oil, pepper or hot pepper.

Reference: Alpinet Gheep

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Cheese type Calories per 100g
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Blue cheese 353
Camembert cheese 299
Cheddar cheese 402
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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
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Swiss cheese 380

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