Dauphin cheese

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Dauphin cheese


  • This cheese is produced in the French region of Nord-Pas de Calais where it is thought that Louis XIV and the Dauphin visited and admired the local cheese. It is further thought that the inhabitants of the region to adjust both its name and the shape in honour of the Dauphin.

Cheese group

  • Semi-soft, rind washed

Milk type

Aroma and taste

  • Yeasty aroma and spicy flavour.

Strength and texture

  • Medium. Matured for 3-4 months. Firm, but tender texture.

Shape, weight and size

  • Dolphin shaped, but somestimes produced in blocks or croissant shaped.


Reddish rind. Tarragon and pepper are added to the cheese.

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 Dauphin 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 Dauphin 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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