Formaggio caprino dell'Alto Mugello cheese

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Formaggio caprino dell'Alto Mugello cheese

Formaggio caprino dell'Alto Mugello is a soft, fresh goats' milk cheese from Alto Mugello in the Firenze province of Tuscany.

The cheese is flavoured with chives, rocket and pepper and is disc shaped. The cheese is white and creamy, but as it matures it becomes pale yellow with a slightly tangy flavour. The very strong aroma changes according to the maturation period.

Rennet is added to the milk and salt and the curds are collected in baskets or moulds and left to dry. It uses milk from farms at an altitude of between 500-650m above sea level; goats graze mainly from February to November (snow permitting) and this allows the milk to make cheese with its characteristic aromas and flavours.

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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