Don Gonzalo cheese

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Don Gonzalo cheese

Don Gonzalo is a soft, semi-fresh, pasteurised cows' milk cheese, produced by the Sanchez family of the Quesería Artesanal Temia in the 'concejo' of Grao in the Asturias. It is named after the 13th century Count Gonzalo Peláez de Coalla and has been produced since 2006.

This rindless cheese is formed into a roll and coated with spices and fines herbes. It is matured for 20 days and is available in two weights, 1kg and 350g. The cheese has a clean cut, is compact and creamy and has a fine texture. It has a mild, but acidic flavour, with an aftertaste combining acidity and herbiness. The aroma is of green herbs and spices. thyme, with a hint of wild flowers.

In 2008 and 2009, the cheese was voted 'Best Cheese' in the 'Certamen Asturias' (a local contest).

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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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