Ericino cheese

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Ericino cheese

Ericino cheese dates back to the Medieval period and is produced in the towns of Erice, Valderice, Custer, San Vito lo Capo, Castellammare del Golfo and Calatafimi on the island of Sicily. It is made with a mixture of unpasteurised milk from the ewes of the Belice Valley and Cinisara cows, in varying proportions.

The cheese comes as fresh or matured (from 20 days to 4 months). The shape is cylindrical with flat sides of 15-30 cm in diameter and 10-18 cm in height. It has smooth rind which in colour ranges from golden yellow to dark brown. The interior is elastic, white to straw-coloored with irregular holes in size and distribution. It weighs between 2 and 7kg.

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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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