Casizolu cheese

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Casizolu cheese

Casizolu is a stringy cheese, typical of Montiferru in Sardinia. Since the medieval period, this cheese has been prepared with cows' milk from the breed Sardinian-Bruno and Sarda-Modicana. According to some written documents of the 1300s, it is a variant of the typical local Peretta.

The cold worked milk is shaped by hand until taking the shape of a pear (the small head shapes and dimensions vary according to the zone of production). After the salting phase, it is dried, and then matured for up to six months. The rind is thin and smooth, presenting a yellowish straw-colour. The paste is yellow and stringy. It is a typical table cheese but it can also be used as an ingredient in cooking.

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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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