Casu axedu o Frue cheese

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Casu Axedu o Frue cheese

Casu Axedu is goats' or ewes' milk cheese made in various parts of Sardinia, where it goes under various names: Frue, Frughe, Fruge, Frua, Casu Ageru, Casu e Fitta, Pretta, Latte Kadzadu, Latti Kallau, Latte Biskidu, Latte Viskidu, Merka.

The curd, formed chiefly by the natural culture of lactic ferments, is cut up into large pieces, left to acidify for a whole day and is ready for immediate consumption. Otherwise, it may be drained, dry-salted and preserved in salt inside terracotta containers for several months. The fresh cheese has no rind, and is in the form of small porcelain white cubes. The cheese is soft, and compact, with a pleasantly sharp lactic odour. The ripened variety, often used in preparing minestra (soup), is denser, with a saltier, sharper flavour.

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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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