Galotiri cheese

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Galotyri cheese
  • Description

Galotyri cheese is a soft ΠΟΠ (POP) table cheese with a creamy texture produced traditionally from sheep's milk or goats' milk or from a mixture of the two.

  • Geographical area

Epirus and Thessaly. The milk comes from sheep and goat breeds reared traditionally in the aforementioned geographical areas. The animals are fully-adapted and their diet is based on the flora of the areas.

  • History

This cheese is considered to be one of the oldest of the Greek traditional cheeses. It is produced using traditional technology and ripened in installations within the defined geographical area.

  • Production

The milk is heated to boiling point and left in containers at room temperature for 24 hours. 3-4% salt is then added and the mixture is left for another 2-3 days at room temperature with occasional stirring to promote acidity. With or without the addition of rennet, the mixture is put into containers which are then placed in a room kept at 80C for - when untreated milk has been used - not less than 2 months.

Reference: The European Commission

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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