- 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
- 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|
|Queso blanco cheese||310|
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