Gata-Hurdes cheese

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Gata-Hurdes cheese

Gata-Hurdes is a goatsmilk cheese from the Sierra de Gata in the province of Cáceres. It is available fresh or matured and its strength increases from medium to strong with age.

The interior of the cheese is compact with a few small cracks and is pale yellow in colour. The flavour is sour, slightly spicy and salty and it is very greasy and oily on the palate. It has a dense, soft texture. The rind is roughish, oily and orange-brown due to its paprika coating. It has an irregular cylindrical shape, and weighs between 500g and 1kg.

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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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