Dragon's Back cheese

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Dragon's Back cheese


  • Produced by Caws Mynydd Dhu in the Black Mountains from Poll Dorset cross sheep. The cheese is named after one of the mountains in the area

Cheese group

  • Semi-soft

Milk type

Aroma and taste

  • It has complex flavours which are delicate, yet rounded with a slight hint of citrus

Strength and texture

  • Matured for 8 weeks, with a creamy texture

Shape, weight and size

  • 900g truckles
  • 3kg rounds


Pale yellow interior

Serving suggestions

Good for grating, melting or as an addition to your cheese board

Calories in different varieties and various types of cheeses

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For example, almost cheeses that are similar to Cheddar cheese have around 400 calories per 100g

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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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