Formaggio di colostro ovino cheese

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Formaggio di colostro ovino cheese

Formaggio di colostro ovino is an unpasteurised Sardinian cheese produced from the colostrum milk of ewes and therefore can only be obtained for 4-5 days after the birth of a lamb.

It is a Ricotta type cheese, which is immersed in brine for 24 hours, then dried for 4-5 days, when it will be ready for consumption, although ideally it should be eaten at about 7-8 days. However, it can be frozen.

Traditionally produced for home consumption it is now made by mini-dairies which meet food hygene regulations and sold to the general public.

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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