Catí Crudo de Oveja cheese

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Catí Crudo de Oveja cheese

Catí Crudo de Oveja is a semi-hard, pasteurised, ewes' milk cheese of medium strength. It is produced by Queso Catí, a cooperative located in the village of Catí in the province of Castellón, in Comunidad Valencia. The milk comes from ewes of the Guirra and Cartera breeds, which are native to the area.

The cheese has a cylindrical shape, typical of the locality, which is split to form the crater of a volcano. The thin, waxy, yellow rind is engraved with pretty floral motives or symbols. Matured for at least 60 days, the cheese comes in two sizes - 500g and 1.2kg. It has a yellowish interior with small holes scattered throughout. The texture is firm and compact and the aroma is very sheepy. It lingers in the mouth and the flavour has notes of grains and nuts. There is a spicy aftertaste, which is persistent, without being aggressive. The fat in dry matter content is 45%.

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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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