Cassoleta cheese

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Cassoleta cheese


  • Cassoleta was originally produced by artisans from ewes' and goats' milk, because these animals in the area. However as the numbers are reducing it is now also made with cows' milk. It is one of the most popular fresh cheeses in the Valencia region. It is also known as Queso de Puzol or Queso de Burriana, because it is sold in brine

Cheese group

  • Fresh, rindless, Feta type

Aroma and taste

  • Buttery, sweet and slightly salty flavour

Strength and texture

  • Soft, yet compact texture

Shape, weight and size

  • Weighs about 500g and is shaped like a bowl with a hemispherical base. It takes its name from the shape of the mould


The cheese is white and needs to be desalinated before consumption

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

If the Cassoleta cheese is not listed below, select a similar type of cheese from the list below to get a rough idea for the number of calories in Cassoleta cheese.

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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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