Crescenza cheese

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Crescenza cheese

Crescenza is a rich, creamy, fresh, cows’ milk cheese which is also known as Crescenza Stracchino. It is produced in Lombardia, Piemonte and Veneto.

The cheese is similar to cream cheese and it becomes very soft and spreadable at room temperature. It is sometimes blended with herbs but does not age well. It is similar to Stracchino cheese.

Crescenza matures for only 2 to 5 days before being sold. As it ages for no longer than 1 to 2 weeks, the cheese expands in size, thus the origin of the name ‘crescere’, which translated means ‘to grow’ in Italian. Sold fresh, it has a moist texture with an acidic flavour, somewhat similar to yogurt.

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 Crescenza 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 Crescenza cheese.

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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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