Coolea cheese

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Coolea cheese

Coolea is a cows’ milk cheese made by Dick and Sinead Willems in Coolea, Co. Cork

The cheese had a smooth, Gouda-like texture with rich, sweet, caramelly flavours. Like Gouda, Coolea cheese is covered in a thick, solid wax rind which contributes to the flavour and texture. It is available as Coolea plain and Coolea matured.

Coolea has won several awards including Supreme Champion IFEX Belfast 1999, Supreme Champion British Cheese Awards 2000, Best Modern British cheese and Best Irish Cheese at the British Cheese Awards 2007. It has also won Best Matured Gouda in the World Cheese Awards and Supreme Champion at the Listowel Food Fair 2008.

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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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