Fromage frais

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Fromage frais

Fromage frais (also known as fromage blanc, maquée or quark) is a dairy product, originating from Belgium and north of France. The name literally means "fresh cheese" (with fromage blanc meaning "white cheese").

Pure fromage frais is virtually fat free, but cream is frequently added to improve the flavour, which also increases the fat content, frequently to as high as 8 percent of total weight.

Fromage frais can be served either as a dessert similar to yogurt, frequently with added fruit, or used in savoury dishes.

Calories in different varieties and various types of cheeses

The number of calories in various types of cheese is very similar when you compare your cheese to a similar types of cheese.

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

If the Fromage frais is not listed below, select a similar type of cheese from the list below to get a rough idea for the number of calories in Fromage frais.

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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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