Gioddu cheese

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Gioddu cheese

Gioddi is a fermented ewes' or goats' milk, alcohol-acidic cheese from Sardinia, which is also known on the island as: Miciuratu, Mezzoraddu, Junchetta, Latte Ischidu. A natural mother culture, known as ‘sa madrighe’, is added to the milk.

In 1840, Vittorio Angius described the preparation carried out by the shepherds as follows: they take some bread, slice it and put it into the warm, cooked milk, and leave it until it acidifies, and then they strain it and add it to other previously-cooked milks. In the absence of bread, wheat may be used. A porcelain white curd forms after some hours, ready to be consumed. The consistency is creamy and dense, delicately milk-scented, whilst the taste is pleasantly sharp and fresh.

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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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