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.
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 Coolea 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 Coolea cheese.
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|Queso blanco cheese||310|
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